Some shady hawkers in China are apparently using 'tea' samples, among other items, to knock out unsuspecting tourists, so that they can rob the foreigners or harvest their organs.
STOMPer Alex doubts that this warning being circulated online is true, but he says that there is no harm to be cautious overseas.
Said the STOMPer:
"Someone sent me this; I'm not sure of its authenticity but no harm to be cautious.
"Do heed this advice given when u visit China.
"Public Security Bureau reminder: If someone approaches you on the road, to sell you Fujian Tie Guan Yin (a type of chinese tea) or dried seafood, and asks you to smell the sample, don't do it.
"It's not tea and probably a odourless drug to knock you out, so that they can rob you or harvest your organs. It is happening in Guangdong, Hebei, Tianjin and Heilongjiang, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Dongguan areas.
"Please be careful!"