Blackmail carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in jail, but is capped at seven years in District Court cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
Blackmail carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in jail, but is capped at seven years in District Court cases. Photo: Jelly Tse

Hong Kong woman jailed for sex tape HK$500,000 blackmail bid after affair with married restaurant executive

  • Former restaurant worker, 32, jailed for 2½ years for extortion attempt after secret affair turned sour
  • Court hears woman harassed victim with ‘dozens’ of intimidating messages in September and October last year and demanded cash

Blackmail carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in jail, but is capped at seven years in District Court cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
Blackmail carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in jail, but is capped at seven years in District Court cases. Photo: Jelly Tse
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