"He saw an opportunity with the jewels, since the other three had to go to the hospital. He knew a fence who would pay him enough for the jewels to pay his debt with the sharks."
I said, "Was he stupid enough to think that double-crossing a lunatic like Gallagher was a good idea?"
She shook her head, "He was a lot closer with Gallagher than the other guys were. There was a rival operation muscling in on Gallagher at the time. Max told Gallagher they jumped him and took the jewels."
"Obviously Gallagher didn't believe him," I said...