Rickard is contacted by Ken Ellis – simple job.
Objective: Secure location of Adam Raynes, Interpol operative.
Client: Bernard (former MI5 supervisor)
Subect (Adam Raynes) missed appointment with client at the Hotel International on 20 March following an arranged meeting. Client is concerned – subject is not known for inconsistent behavior.
April 5 – Paris, France
Check out Hotel International. Presence alerts Gendarme, who have the appearances of working off-the-books. Search of room discovers a slip with an encrypted thumb-drive. Further search cut off by arrival of police.
Contacted DeLindt for opinion on drive – available ~9 April.
April 6 – Lyon, France
Search Raynes’ apartment.
- Subject apartment seems “unlived in” – few personal effects.
- Raynes had several lightly classified cases within his office – unrelated, but notes reveal Raynes was attempting to make correlations. Included: file on Werner Bohrman, German analyst.
- Bank statement: Withdrawal of E25000 in Amsterdam (7 March).
- Phone statement: three “out of the ordinary” calls to a German number.
On departure, parties unknown attempted to intercept Rickard.