Richard huddled in his jail cell, pulling the retroactive duster closely around him. His secretary Heather had given it to him yesterday during their latest tryst. Now he was watching his world disintegrate.
Where had it all gone wrong? He wondered. Surely everyone in the investment business embezzled from his clients now and then. It was part of the investment game.
With the untimely arrival of the arrest warrant, he was for a moment left spellbound. Richard’s travel carry-on sat by the door, stuffed with one-million dollars and a change of underwear.
Five more minutes!
Five more minutes and he would have been out the door, heading to Jamaica.
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