Any contract made in violation of section 1333.92 of the Revised Code is void. Any person who has paid consideration for the chance or opportunity to participate in a pyramid sales plan or program may recover, in a civil action, the amount of the consideration paid, together with reasonable attorney fees, from any participant who has received compensation under either of the following circumstances:
(A) For introducing the person into participation in a pyramid sales plan or program;
(B) When another participant has introduced the person into participation in a pyramid sales plan or program.
Effective Date: 09-27-1974 .