Chapter 21
It was a long and painful night.

When it was all over, Avery was so tired that she passed out.

The next morning, Elliot showed up at Sterling Group around ten in the morning as usual.

Once he entered his office, Ben walked in.

“I went to Twilight to see you last night, but I didn’t catch you. Did you and Avery Tate leave early?”

Elliot raised his brows and said, “That’s what you’re here to talk about?”

Ben smiled bitterly and placed the file in his hand on Elliot’s desk.

“This is the financial reports for Tate Industries from the past few years. I took some time to look into it. They’re in pretty deep trouble.”

Ben paused, then added, “Their finance director embezzled at least three hundred million dollars. I heard that he was Jack Tate’s brother-in-law.”

Elliot’s eyes twitched slightly.

If what Ben said was true, then developing the new product was not the only reason Tate Industries was facing bankruptcy.

correct wife,” Ben sighed. “If Jack Tate hadn’t had an affair with Wanda Tate back then, the Tates

was cold as he said, “This proves that women are obstacles on the road

really determined to divorce Avery Tate!” Ben said. “When do you plan on going through

and said icily, “Don’t you have work to do? Do you have that much free time on your

cleared his throat, and said, “I’m going now… Just a friendly reminder, though. Shouldn’t you do something about that bruise on

Elliot said

hurried out of the

had left, Chelsea

of work to talk to you about,” she said as she walked

“I’m busy right now. You can talk about non-work

a moment, but she stubbornly walked over to his desk and said, “I’ll just

the file she brought in to Elliot and said, “Take a look at this. I’m sure its contents will

across from him, and her eyes immediately fell on the scratch on

have to think hard to know what it

jealousy rose inside

she exclaimed with a slight tremor in her voice. “Elliot, she’s not worth your

“Shut up!”

brows reflected his

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