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Unformatted text preview: efore. "Let's hear it," Jaynes growled. "Lanigan wants to cut a deal. He claims to have enough evidence to convict Aricia, the lawyers, and an unnamed U.S. Senator." "What kind of evidence?" Generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www.processtext.com/abclit.html "A box full of documents and tapes, stuff Lanigan accumulated before he skipped out." "Did you see the box?" "No. McDermott said it was in the trunk of his car." "And what about the money?" "We never got that far. He wants to meet with you and somebody at Justice to discuss settlement possibilities. I got the impression he thinks they can buy their way out of it." "That's always a possibility when you steal dirty money. Where does he want to meet?" "Down there, somewhere in Biloxi." "Let me call Sprawling at Justice," Jaynes said almost to himself, as he lunged for the phone. The coffee arrived. MARK BIRCK tapped his designer pen on the table as he waited in the visitors' room of the federal detention center. It was not quite nine, much too early for lawyers to see their clients, but he had a friend in administration. Birck explained it was an emergency. The table had privacy panels on both sides and a thick glass plate down the center. He would talk to her through a small screened opening. For thirty minutes he tapped and fidgeted. She was finally brought from around the corner, dressed in a yellow one-piece jumpsuit with faded lettering stamped in black across the chest. The guard removed the handcuffs and she rubbed her wrists. When they were alone, she sat in her chair and looked at him. He slid a business card through a tiny slot. She took it and examined every letter. "Patrick sent me," he said, and she closed her eyes. "Are you okay?" he asked. She leaned forward on her elbows and spoke through the screened opening. "I'm fine. Thanks for coming. When do I get out?" "Not for a few days. T...
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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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