"OK, so what don't you trust Tony about?" Paolo was relaxing slightly.
"Well he told me he'd had to pay a ransom. A million pounds he said..."
"No that's wrong." Paolo interrupted.
"Well half a million then maybe..." Marcia conceded. "And half that was my money too!"
"It wasn't. It was only 400K!" Paolo was trying to reassure Marcia, but he had fallen into her trap. Now she knew about the ransom. Tony had been tight-lipped about it!
Marcia leaned forward, touched Paolo's hand and whispered across the table.
"Paolo, do you think Livia could possibly be behind this?"