CW observes a shirtless man buying four bags of Jasmine rice from grocer along N Hotel St with his EBT card. Tells the shop keeper it’s for his ‘aunty’.
Minutes later he is on the Mall. CW member follows him for a while and explained to those looking to buy that he is illegally peddling in a city park.
Shirtless man leaves the Mall and minutes later an older Asian man gives him cash for two bags of rice
In the video see this male buyer is seen putting away his money knowing CW member is filming.
Buying from illegal peddlers won’t help Chinatown, it will attract more unsavory individuals.