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Unformatted text preview: tely worried about him, but that would seem unprofessional. She was not to divulge much here; nothing about her relationship with Patrick. Sandy McDermott could be trusted, but he was to be fed information in small doses. There was a pause as they both looked away, and Sandy instinctively knew that there were many chapters to this story he would never know. But, oh, the questions! How did he steal the money? How did he get to Brazil? How did he pick her up along the way? Generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www.processtext.com/abclit.html Arid the big one: Where's the money? "So what am I supposed to do?" he asked. "I want to retain you, for Patrick." "I'm available." "Confidentiality is crucial." "It always is." "This is different." Got that right. Different to the tune of ninety million bucks. "I assure you that anything you and Patrick tell me will be held in the strictest of confidence," he said with a reassuring smile, and she managed a very slight one in return. "You might be pressured to divulge client secrets," she said. "I'm not worried about that. I can take care of myself." "You might be threatened." "I've been threatened before." "You might be followed." "By whom." "Some very nasty people." "Who?" "The people chasing Patrick." "I think they've caught him." "Yes, but not the money." "I see." So the money was still around; that was not surprising. Sandy, and everyone else for that matter, knew Patrick couldn't go through such a fortune in four years. But how much was left? "Where is the money?" he asked, somewhat tentatively, not for a moment expecting an answer. "You can't ask that question." "I just did." Leah smiled, and quickly moved on. "Let's settle some details. How much is your retainer?" "For what am I being retained?" "To repre...
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2010 for the course LIT 301 taught by Professor Dra during the Spring '10 term at American College of Computer & Information Sciences.
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