Impersonating a town auctioneer is against the law in Rhode Island!

Rhode Island 11-14-2

Impersonation of town sealer, auctioneer, corder, or fence-viewer.

Every person who shall falsely assume or pretend to be a town sealer of weights and measures, auctioneer, corder of wood, or fence-viewer, and shall act as such, shall be fined not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).