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Stealing the Network: The Complete Series Collector's Edition, Final Chapter, and DVD by Timothy Mullen, Ryan Russell, Johnny Long

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Chapter 28. A Really Gullible Genius Makes Amends

Jay Beale as “Flir”

Flir had screwed up. He had royally screwed up. He’d stolen over 40,000 social security numbers, names, and addresses from his college’s class registration system. If that wasn’t bad enough, he’d been fooled into over-nighting them to the Switzerland address that Knuth had given him. He’d sealed their fate yesterday with that damned FedEx envelope!

If only he’d known yesterday what he knew now, maybe he’d have done the right thing. Flir mulled it over as the panic set in.

Knuth had seemed so legitimate: he had the whole act down to a science. Flir had fallen for it, hook, line and sinker. Yes, there had been Knuth’s formal CIA letterhead requesting Flir’s service. But, even though ...

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