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Nope. the knowledge path at the account holder ends at a financial institution in Malta. with no warrant, I couldn’t get to any extent further than that. ” Harvath was once disillusioned, yet stated, “Thanks, Nick. I savor you attempting. ” “What the hell’s the problem with you? Do you think that i might have left all these cryptic messages along with your boss—knowing complete good you have been within the doghouse—if I didn’t have anything extra for you than that? I stated the account holder’s info path ended on the financial institution in Malta, however the monetary path retains going. ” “How some distance? ” “According to my resource, whoever has that bank card has lately been utilizing it in a city within the Rhône Valley of Switzerland, approximately an hour and a part outdoor Geneva, known as Le Râleur. ” “How lately? ” “As lately as final evening. ” Harvath tore the sheet off the pinnacle of his notepad and requested, “Can you fax me the record of tangible areas in Le Râleur? ” “Why now not? ” he grunted. “I’m up besides. ” “Thanks, Nick. I owe you one other dinner. ” “You owe me a hell of much more than dinner, yet that’ll be a commence. ” Harvath thanked his buddy back, then hung up the telephone and grew to become to Jillian. “We’ve acquired a lead on Rayburn. ” “Where is he? ” she answered. “In a few city in Switzerland referred to as Le Râleur. Ring any bells? ” “I’ve by no means heard of it. ” “Neither have I,” acknowledged Harvath. “So what’s our plan? ” “First we have to discover a courier carrier to get these tissue samples again to the States. Then we’ll desire an online café the place i will be able to put up an replace for Gary. ” “And then? ” she requested. “Then we have to work out how we’re going to get into Switzerland. ” “I take it we’re unlikely to be using. ” “Not with an Interpol crimson realize out on us. It’s something riding over the border among european nations, yet going into Switzerland is totally diverse. They money each person. ” “Trains and planes might be out to boot then. What does that go away us? ” “Not what,” stated Harvath, as reluctant as he used to be to return to Kalachka for extra support, “but who. ” FIFTY-SIX It was once previous to midday whilst Harvath and Alcott, wearing the recent outfits they'd bought sooner than leaving Milan, drove into the lakeside city of Como and deserted Khalild Alomari’s black BMW on a quiet facet road. From right here on out, Ozan Kalachka will be dealing with their transportation. Harvath have been to Como just once ahead of. He and Meg had stayed on the recognized Villa d’Este for a whole week. It have been the most extravagant holidays he had ever taken. As he and Jillian now killed time jogging the lakeshore, admiring the lavish villas and plush bougainvillea, he couldn’t aid yet bear in mind the time he had spent there with Meg. presently sooner than their appointed rendezvous with Kalachka’s guy, Harvath entered the tiny café overlooking the water and carried out a brief protection sweep. He didn’t wish to stroll into anywhere he didn’t understand how to stroll out of. as soon as he used to be confident every little thing was once ok, he signaled Jillian and he or she got here within and joined him at a desk. Fifteen mins later, a middle-aged Italian with a pencil-thin mustache and a replica of the foreign usher in Tribune tucked less than his correct arm entered the café and seemed round.