Friday, December 19, 2014   

Brothers jailed for film crew blackmail attempt
(02-26 18:28)

Two brothers have been jailed for trying to extort money from a 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' film crew including director Michael Bay in Quarry Bay in October.
The District Court heard that the two ran a shop near the filming location. The younger brother demanded HK$100,000 from the crew for "inconvenience" caused during the shooting.
When this failed, the two made noisy attempts to obstruct the shooting.
Mak Chi-shing, the younger brother, who was also charged with assault after trying to hit the film's director in the face with an air-con unit, was jailed for two-and-a-half years.
His elder brother Mak Chi-hang was jailed for six weeks for resisting police officers during the execution of their duties.'' --RTHK/The Standard   
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