Skip to comments.Chinese billionaire called 'con man' for deceiving New York's homeless
Posted on 06/26/2014 8:48:19 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Chen Guangbiao, a recycling entrepreneur and founder of Jiangsu Huangpu Renewable Resources Limited Company, took hundreds of homeless New Yorkers, who were shelter residents at the New York City Rescue Mission, to elite Central Park restaurant The Loeb Boathouse on Wednesday. He treated them to lunch and even serenaded them with a rendition of "We are the World."
However, things quickly went downhill when Guangbiao waved wads of cash in front of the guests but refused to give them any. The Associated Press reports that shelter officials urged Chen not to give the homeless cash, as many of them are being treated for addictions.
When the homeless found out they wouldn't be receiving the money in front of them, they began yelling. Other homeless residents outside the restaurant joined in as well, calling Guangbiao a "liar" and a "con man."
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Lol. Reminds me of that movie, “Dinner with the Schmucks” I believe.
I think a different Billionaire should throw a party in the Park like this every week.
So he had the money but the Shelter did not want him to give it to the people but to give it to them, like the government the Shelter felt that they could do a better job spending the money than the people who were told they would get it.
what did he lie about? did he not pay for their lunches? when someone invites me to lunch, i do not assume he/she is going to give me cash... perhaps he should not have waved it at them...
sounds like what Mullah Obama is doing at the US border. But I digress....
I thought if we just solve “hunger” and give them some economic help, that their problems would all disappear.
Well, there goes his reputation in the homeless community.
LOL we all predicted this would be a hilarious disaster.
For listening to him sing “We are the World”, free lunch was not enough. They earned the cash.
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