Singaporean singer Stefanie Sun (left) and
her mother(right) were blackmailed by two suspected local gangsters
(circled in red in photo) for four days while the singer shot a
music video in Egypt earlier this week.
Singaporean singer Stefanie Sun has returned from Cairo where
she and her team were extorted by suspected local gangsters.
Sun was in Egypt to shoot a music video for her new album. Two
men disguised as government officials kept following her and the
crew and asked for money--at one point even showing a gun.
The crew tried calling the police, only for the two crooks to
dismiss them with just a few words. The crew had to hand over a
total of over 200,000 yuan in order to continue shooting.
The extortion went on for four days. Finally, Sun and her team
were able to leave the country with the help of the Singaporean
Upon returning home, the singer said nothing except that she's
tired and needs some rest.
(CRIENGLISH.com March 2, 2007)