CH1-14 After the nights events... (All)

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CH1-14 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ghill » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:36 pm

As soon as Clay has the cash together he leaves taking the stolen car with him. He has everyone's phone number But if for any reason he can't get in touch says he'll meet up with everyone at the Railway Tavern in Paddington (the same pub you met Greg in when he came back from Brichester) tomorrow evening after 7pm.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby Mr. Handy » Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:11 am

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Liz shares what she's learned with the others before saying good night. She plans to get a decent night's sleep before continuing with her research in the morning.

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What did I learn from my critical success on the Library Use roll trying to trace the shell company?
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby royya » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:30 am

Jacob will try to find a laboratory for Greg analysis using his connections in work.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ImpInTraining » Mon Jul 30, 2012 3:01 pm

Greg will try to look up folklore regarding magical tattoos - and anything that connects that with Albanians. If time permits, he will also look up zombie lore regarding Albanian culture. He'd like to figure out if there is some sort of method they use to animate their dead, and more specifically, if there's a way to counter it.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ghill » Mon Jul 30, 2012 3:48 pm

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Liz's Library Use reveals the following: On 7th September 2005 six properties on the street were sold to Centrepoint Limited. Within hours of purchasing the estate, Centrepoint Limited sold the properties separately: two to Kinglee Limited and two to Treeview Properties Limited. Number 121 was sold to an Idriz Patrella at a considerable discount by Kinglee Limited. Forty-eight hours later it was put into trust administered by a solicitors called Redrupp and Vosper. The adjoining 123 remained a holding of Treeview Properties. The directors of Centrepoint Limited are Mr Daniel Gaiman of Guildford and Mrs Jane Smith of Reading. Kinglee limited and Treeview Properties are registered in the Isle of Man, making it extremely difficult to trace their ownership.

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Thats already sorted see previous post, you just need to send whatever samples you want them to look at to them via courier. If you actually wat a lab for Greg to work in that will be considerably harder.

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That'll require a Library roll please


OOC: Did I advise either Greg or Jacob of the leather bound book in the upstairs room? I believe not.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby Mr. Handy » Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:16 am

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In the morning, Liz tries to find out whatever she can online about Daniel Gaiman and Jane Smith.

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I couldn't even trace the Manx registries with a critical success?
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ghill » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:40 am

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Yeah thats pretty much it. At this point in time Liz has found at a great deal in a very short period of time, the financial dealings Liz has uncovered are clearly structured to obfuscate and decieve although Liz can't actually find anything illegal in what has been done - the avoidance of a couple of thousand pounds on the sale of the house perhaps. In addition at this point in time there is no online registry of company information for the Isle of Man, All office of the Companies Registry in Douglas (IoM) These documents will tell you a great deal about who owns what in those two companies. However, understanding these documents would require a Law and or Accounting success. I will add the registered address for both companies seems to be the same and looks to be an address shared by a number of other companies.


Liz has no problem obtaining addresses and subsequently phone numbers for both Daniel Gaiman and Jane Smith. They have a office address in Reading which is about 40 minutes drive from London.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby royya » Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:34 am

Jacob will share with Greg the information about the laboratory. Greg can send the relevant tissues for inspection and he will have the results later.

In addition, Jacob will search for the name Idriz Patrella for any criminal records. He will asks Liz to provide him information she found so he will be able to consult the relevant records.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ghill » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:03 pm

OK, a persons criminal record isn't typically available to a solicitor except when its part of a case and even then not always. Jacob's going to have to talk to his friendly Private Eye and see if he can drag anything up. However, note Liz has already trawled for references to the name and found nothing which would likely mean he's not been to court for anything serious if at all.

Liz discovered the following - On 7th September 2005 six properties on the street were sold to Centrepoint Limited. Within hours of purchasing the estate, Centrepoint Limited sold the properties separately: two to Kinglee Limited and two to Treeview Properties Limited. Number 121 was sold to an Idriz Patrella at a considerable discount by Kinglee Limited. Forty-eight hours later it was put into trust administered by a solicitors called Redrupp and Vosper. The adjoining 123 remained a holding of Treeview Properties. The directors of Centrepoint Limited are Mr Daniel Gaiman of Guildford and Mrs Jane Smith of Reading. Kinglee limited and Treeview Properties are registered in the Isle of Man, making it extremely difficult to trace their ownership.
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Postby royya » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:16 pm

Jacob will contact the private eye he is working with, asking for some help in finding Idriz Patrella in the police records.

hmmm... I wonder. So two are still belong to Centrepoint Limited, two were sold to Kinglee Limited and two to Treeview Properties Limited.
Something could be fishy over here - the discount or/and the trust.

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Maybe contacting the directors of Centrepoint Limited by phone asking for the deal records, if they are open to public or for more information about the two companies in the Isle of Man.
What for these two companies and the buildings in London. Maybe these companies are some kind of fraud to money laundering.
Jacob ponder about the possibility.

In addition, Jacob will try to find out who are Redrupp and Vosper.
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Postby ghill » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:54 pm

Jacob knows very well who Reddrup and Vosper are - they are a well respected solicitors office based in the City (London's financial centre) dealing in company and commercial law, as well as advising high net worth individuals on their personal and financial affairs. They are several leagues above the successful legal practice Jacob works for.
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Postby ghill » Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:16 pm

OOC: Gents an ommission on my behalf which Jacob would have noticed when he picked them up but wrapped up in the same piece of leather as the golden tools which Jacob found, was a thin hand crafted leather bound tome.
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Postby ImpInTraining » Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:46 pm

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Library Use (45%) (1d100=51) - I honestly haven't rolled a success in like almost a month on that site. :P

Greg does what he can to expedite the tissue to the laboratory for testing and eagerly awaits the results.
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Postby royya » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:21 pm

Jacob sends SMS to his colleagues that Reddrup and Vosper are well respected solicitors above his league. He suggests calling Centrepoint Limited to ask about the ‘isle of the man’ companies. He will do this in the morning.

For now, he takes twenty minutes break for a prayer and then sits at his desk, opening the leather bound tome.
What is the title, the written language? He flips the pages quickly - maybe there are notes inside, a bookmark or hand written scribbles on the edges.

Jacob gave the jewelry to Clay.
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Postby Mr. Handy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:49 am

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Liz emails the information she's found out to the others and suggests that Jacob take a look at the documents she has found about Centrepoint Limited; as a lawyer, he'd know more about these things. She also asks whether they should go to Reading and pay a visit in person at some point during the day, though telephone contact initially might be preferable.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby ghill » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:58 am

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the tome is hand stitched bound in very pale and incredibly soft leather at first glance its pages seem to be covered with beautiful pictures - SAN roll please and then a POW roll - do not take any other actions until I've told you the results.


Liz rings Centrepoint which is apparently an Estate Agents/Property management Company and arranges a meeting later that day under the pretext of looking for a property.

Jacob's Private eye rings back to confirm that there is no record for Idriz Patrella, he adds that if Jacob wants to do any further work off the books then it will have to be cash up front.

The Labs report an rough genetic profile consistent with the SE Europe specificially Albania/Northern Greece, the subject was Male
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby royya » Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:08 pm

No need for now
Jacob says to the private eye, hangs down the call, takes a sip from his coffee and returns to the tome.

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Postby ghill » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:37 pm

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It is with a deep sense of disgust that Jacob realises each picture is infact a tattoo on a piece of carefully preserved skin, there is no writing other than the tattoos, Jacob thinks it will take several weeks of study before he cam make out anything from the “Portfolio”
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby royya » Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:37 pm

Jacob puts the tome aside saying another prayer, hoping the disturbing images he have seen in it will fade with a strong prayer.
He then puts his thought to rest as he goes to bed. Before going back to sleep he send SMS to the others indicating that he found something very disturbing. They are all welcome to his place for a quick kosher breakfast, then he will reveal the book to them.
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Re: IC-CH1 After the nights events... (All)

Postby Mr. Handy » Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:36 am

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Liz arrives at Jacob's place for breakfast. "Good morning," she says. "I've set up an appointment with Centrepoint Limited for later today. It might look funny if you came with, considering your face, but maybe Greg can go with me. I'm curious as to what you can make of this tangle of shell companies. Since you're a lawyer, you'll prolly have more insights than I do."
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