I believe it. Mainly because it has already been posted on OCDO about a half a dozen times.
Do a search. Click the links in the stories. There is more information out there, and it makes me wonder if the man shouldn't have known that the sale was a proxy for the guy who could not prove his citizenship. The group made three visits to the table before the guy with the ID finally decided that he was the buyer, and not the guy without an ID.