The Black Echo - Part 5, Pages 287-316 Summary & Analysis

Michael Connelly
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Part 5, Pages 287-316 Summary

Bosch returns Villabona's call to learn he cannot get a file on Binh because it is classified and suggests Bosch use any contacts he has at the State Department. Wish and Bosch meet with Bob Ernst, Assistant Deputy, Trade and Development. Wish explains they need background on a name that has come up in a case. Ernst finds that Binh is a former Saigon police officer and that Binh heads the vice unit. Binh appears to have been one third of the triad within the police department that orchestrates all corruption. They have been converting the funds to diamonds compact enough to fit into two shoeboxes. A second captain dies in Vietnam, but the third, Nguyen Tran, escapes with Binh.

Bosch postulates that Meadows is part of Binh's VIP treatment and Wish thinks that Binh uses a safe deposit...

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