Waiter, There’s An Ant In My Tea!
Why it just doesn’t pay to sell tea (or wine) made of ants.
A Chinese man has been sentenced to death for conning people out of 3 billion yuan ($387 million) in a giant scam to breed ants, local media said Thursday. Wang Zhendong, from the northeastern province of Liaoning, fabricated a business purported to be making wine, tea and medical elixirs using mature ants, the Beijing News said. [link]
I suppose immature ants just didn’t impart the right flavor.
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