How it works:
- Version 1: fake monks will offer free golden medallions and greetings of peace. If you accept, they will demand a donation to help some temple which they claim they are from.
- Version 2: it could also be a bracelet with a “peace” sign or beads put around your neck.
Places to beware:
- Chicago: Millennium Park
- Honolulu: Waikiki
- Las Vegas: Las Vegas Strip
- Los Angeles: Universal Studio Hollywood
- New Orleans: Royal Street
- New York City: Central Park, The High Line
- North Carolina: Raleigh
- Philadelphia: Society Hill
- San Francisco
- Seattle: Pike Place Market, Chihuly Garden and Glass
What to do: