Faux Monks Are Scamming New York City’s Tourists

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Published on June 29, 2016

Not only are fake Buddhist monks roaming the streets of New York, it turns out that screaming guy on the subway might not be the real Jesus.

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12 comments

  • telvintack 2 years ago

    first

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  • Nick 2 years ago

    Radical Buddhists

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  • VeryLastAirbender 2 years ago

    Had the same thing happen to me Tokyo in March? Those con artists be
    scary.

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  • richy hernandez 2 years ago

    I visited NYC in early May….
    bastards are aggressive af.

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  • splashpont 2 years ago

    I saw them on the High Line in Manhattan and asked them about their
    “religion,” and they said, “No speak English.” Faux monks, I knew it!

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  • Yareyous 2 years ago

    you can still trust the Hare Krishna people though

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  • Taylor 2 years ago

    Anyone thinking of orange is the new black? Lol

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  • MsPark 2 years ago

    OITNB included a group of fake monks in s4.

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  • jarra 2 years ago

    i saw this a lot in Japan and over the last year they have been appearing
    in Melbourne

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  • mary oliver 2 years ago

    I didn’t know they where scams I didn’t want to give anything up but they
    where way to persistent.

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  • Muneeb Ahmad 2 years ago

    John batiste is a Buddhist monk confirmed

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  • fidorover 2 years ago

    *FUN FACT:* All of those monk jokes were written by The Dalai Lama’s
    stand-up-comedian brother, Kenny Lama.

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