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169. Woman Searches for Missing Husband (1)
Courtney had not heard from her husband in
weeks. Five weeks ago Jacob had gone to
to track down cigarette smugglers. He was working
a US company that was losing millions of
worth of cigarettes annually to criminal activity. He
communicated with Courtney at least once a day
the first two weeks. Then his calls and
Jacob was a retired FBI agent
had his own private investigation agency. He had
enemies that Courtney knew of. After the third
of not hearing from Jacob, Courtney contacted her
representative in Congress and her two US senators.
all said they would look into the matter.
weeks later, after many calls from her, they
said they were still looking into the matter.
had also made many calls to the US
in Iran. The officials there told her they
no idea where her husband was, but they
“looking into it.”
Desperate to find her husband,
flew to Tehran. She did not speak Farsi,
she knew nothing about Iran and nobody in
. All she knew was that she loved her
and she would not leave Iran until she
him. If worse came to worst, she had
to sell their house to continue her search.
had been married for forty years, and she
him now as much as she had on