Episode 08: The Family Business

Bonus: The Bookkeeper
October 7, 2019
Episode 09: The Madam
October 26, 2019
SEASON 03 // EPISODE 08
THE FAMILY BUSINESS

Doug Pielsticker / Falcon Transport

A successful trucking company is destroyed after it is inherited by the boss' greedy son.

Prelude: Hundreds of Falcon Transport employees are blindsided by the company's sudden closure.


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Performed by Trevor Howard (The Lungs )


SOURCES

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A successful trucking company is destroyed after it is inherited by the boss’ greedy son. // Prelude: Hundreds of Falcon Transport employees are blindsided by the company’s sudden closure.