Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li
Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong trio whose failed extortion bid used security video of tycoon’s celebrity wife undressing get 26 to 32 months in jail

  • Three men, two of whom worked for businessman, tried to leverage video into whopping HK$100 million payoff
  • But would-be victim called in police from start, beginning three months of negotiations that led to arrests

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li
Three men were sentenced to between 26 and 32 months in jail over a foiled attempt to extort a businessman. Photo: Warton Li
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