"To the city of San Francisco: "You have double-crossed me for the last time. I'm warning you to have my $200,000 and a jet airplane ready and waiting. I will call mayor's office at 1:00 and tell you about the hostages, who I will be happy to kill if you don't do exactly what I say. Scorpio."

The mayor reads the killer's ransom note to Harry and Bressler about his demands.