In 2011, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries staff conducted a sting of the Great Wall Supermarket in Falls Church, VA and found them in violation of several local wildlife laws, due to sale of frogs and turtles. Two managers of the store were charged with felonies in 2012.
Rockville, Maryland store
On October 15, 2013, Great Wall Supermarket of Rockville was found guilty of creating a noise disturbance and fined $500. The Court issued an injunction which prohibits any further noise violations.