You approach the police to ask for help. \n\nThe police are interested in getting more information on C so they can convict him for his many crimes.\n\nBut you are putting yourself and your family at risk by informing on C and helping the police.\n\n[[Choose to help the police convict C]]\n\n[[Flee the area]]
A says it is just something he wants keeping safe for a few days. Other than that he won't say other than best you don't know.\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]\n\n[[Refuse to take the package]]
B says that he wants his money tomorrow.\n\nDo you have the money for him?\n\n[[Yes, you have the money]]\n\n[[Try to find the money for B before tomorrow]]
A is upset you won't help him. He tries to persuade you.\n\n[[Refuse again to take the package]]\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]
You contact the police anonymously, but they say they cannot do anything if you do not give them further information.\n\n[[Supply further information to the police]]\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]
You have a good life. You have a partner, a baby on the way and a decent job in an office. \n\nIt is tea time. You hear your door bell ring.\n\nIt is one of your old friends from school, [[A]]. \n\n\n[[Answer the door]]\n\n[[Don't answer the door]]
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You are sent to prison for 2 years. You lose you job and your family.
A says this is not a safe place because anyone could see it.\n\n[[Hide it on the wardrobe in your bedroom]]\n\n[[Put it in the shed in the garden]]
You go to work on Thursday with the money to put back in the petty cash. \n\nBut the missing money has already been discovered.\n\nAs your colleague was the only person who had keys, they are being held responsible for the missing money and may lose their job. Your boss is even talking about involving the police.\n\n[[Admit you have taken the money]]\n\n[[Say nothing to your boss]]
You hide it in an old box on a shelf in you shed. A says he will ring you in a few days to tell you when he will get it back off you.\n\nThree days later there is a knock on the door. Before you can answer the door is broken down by the police. They seem to know what they are looking for and one goes straight to the shed and "finds" the package.\n\nYou are arrested and held for three days before you are charged. When you finally speak to your lawyer you find out that A and B have given information relating to the package in exchange for testifying against you.\n\nYou are now left with two choices.\n\n[[Go to prison]]\n\n[[Become a police informant]]
You are getting desperate. You have less than twelve hours before you have to pay back the money to B or you will have to mind the package for A.\n\nYou are in the office at lunchtime alone. You see that the person in charge of the petty cash box has gone out, but left their keys on their desk. You could take the money from petty cash and return it before Friday when they are back in the office.\n\n[[Take the money from petty cash]]\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]
Two weeks later and you haven't got the full amount to give C. You give him what you have, but now he says you owe him three times what you borrowed and must pay it all in two weeks.\n\nHis friend also smashes your TV. Your partner is terrified.\n\nYou plead with C to come to some arrangement. He says you might be able to help him out. He knows where you work and thinks you might be able to get some information for him. \n\nYour job means you have access to sensitive information. You may be putting your job at risk, but you know you will not be able to get all the money for C in two weeks.\n\n[[Agree to get information for C]]\n\n[[Refuse to get information for C]]
You are forced to become a police informant. \n\nYour partner leaves you because of the stress. Your life is now one of constant fear.
Pay B the money. A and B leave.
You keep quiet and your colleague is sacked. She loses all her wages and health benefits and will no longer be able to support her family.\n\nHowever, you feel other colleagues suspect she is innocent and that you were the real culprit.\n\n[[You stay there and ignore them]]\n\n[[You find this unbearable]]
You know you cannot afford to pay C back double the money in two weeks, so you turn down his loan. But now you must find another way to pay.\n\n\nYou are in the office at lunchtime alone. You see that the person in charge of the petty cash box has gone out, but left their keys on their desk. You could take the money from petty cash and return it before Friday when they are back in the office.\n\n[[Take the money from petty cash]]
C seems alright with this on the phone, but later comes round to your home and threatens you and your family. He smashes more of your home until you agree to help him.\n\n[[Supply the address to C]]\n\n[[Do not supply the address to C]]
You are up to your limit on your overdraft and the bank will not extend it. You ask about a loan but they refuse you.\n\n[[Ask a friend to lend you the money]]\n\n[[Ask your family for money to pay B]]
You know you cannot afford to pay C back double the money in two weeks, so you turn down his loan. \n\nBut now you have to find another way to pay B his money or you will have to mind the package for A.\n\nYou try to think of any other options you have.\n\n[[You try to find the money for B by other means]]\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]\n\n[[Try to think of another option]]
He comes in for a chat. He seems agitated. He has a package and he wants you to mind it for him.\n\n[[Ask what is in the package]]\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]\n\n[[Refuse to take the package]]
It seems safe in a suitcase on the wardrobe in your bedroom. A says he will give you a call in a few days and say when he needs it back.\n\nThree days later there is a knock on the door. Before you can answer the door is broken down by the police. They seem to know what they are looking for and one goes straight to the bedroom and "finds" the package.\n\nYou are arrested and held for three days before you are charged. When you finally speak to your lawyer you find out that A and B have given information relating to the package in exchange for testifying against you.\n\nYou are now left with two choices.\n\n[[Go to prison]]\n\n[[Become a police informant]]
The Package
You can't inform on your mates. If people knew your and your family's life would become unbearable.\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]
A says you need to keep it safe and you must hide it.\n\n[[Put it on the shelf]]\n\n[[Hide it on the wardrobe in your bedroom]]\n\n[[Put it in the shed in the garden]]
A has been your mate since you started school together.\n\nWhereas your life has been a success, A has recently lost his job. He and his brother live with their grandmother and two younger sisters who A supports financially.\n\n
You admit to your boss that you took the money, but intended to return it. Your boss immediately fires you and takes the money off you.\n\nYou are now unemployed and with your dismissal you will not be able to get another job locally.
B is more a mate of a mate. You know he is involved in some criminal activity.
You and your partner decide you only have two alternatives.\n\n[[Flee the area]]\n\n[[Approach the police to help you.]]
You ask your Mum if she has enough money to pay B. She says she doesn't have that sort of money at the moment.\n\n[[Ask your bank to lend you the money]]\n\n[[Ask a friend to lend you the money]]
You do not know how you will pay C double the money in two weeks, but you know if you do not pay the money to the police soon you will be beaten, held in prison and perhaps killed.\n\n[[You accept C's loan.]]
You start a new life.
You just don't want to speak to him at the moment.\n\nYou settly down to a nice evening with your partner, talking about the future and how much you are looking forward to your new baby.
You provide C with whatever information you can get for C.\n\nMonths down the line, C is paying you for the information you provide him with. Then you see in the news that one of the addresses you have provided for C is firebombed and people died.\n\nYou are now complicit in murder.
You talk to your partner. They suggest that you could go to the police to try to get them to help.\n\nBut this will mean betraying your friends. You worry that they will know it was you and come after you or your family.\n\nAlso the reason you owe money to B may be illegal. You don't know if this is worth it.\n\n[[Talk to the police]]\n\n[[Do not talk to the police]]\n
You ignore the increasingly unpleasant atmosphere at work. \n\nThe stress builds up though and your relationship with your partner suffers. Finally your partner leaves you, saying you aren't the person they thought you were.\n\nYou decide on a fresh start, far away from the suspicion and your failed relationship. You apply for jobs using your skills and are rewarded with a job offer.\n\n[[Take job offer]]
You do not know how you will pay C double the money in two weeks, but you know if you do not pay B tomorrow, you will have to mind the package for A.\n\n[[You accept C's loan.]]\n\n
Finally you confess to your boss that your colleague was innocent. You are fired from your job. \n\nHowever, due to the economic climate, your colleague does not get her job re-instated as your boss can no longer afford to pay her.\n\nNews spreads through your community about what you did and the consequences for your colleague. You begin to be harassed. Then the vandalism begins. Your partner also loses their job because of your actions.\n\n
You supply the address to C and he halves your debt. \n\nHe says he will have another name for you in a couple of weeks. If you supply more information he will clear your debt completely.\n\nYour partner is unhappy about the arrangement, but you a worried you have no other option.\n\n[[Agree to supply more information to C]]\n\n[[Try to think of an alternative]]
You choose to help the police stop C and his criminal activities. You gather information and have your house bugged by the police while C asks you to obtain information for him and threatens your life.\n\nC is arrested and goes to trial. But you and your family are threatened by his associates if you testify against him. The police fit panic alarms in your home but the threats continue.\n\nThe trial collapses due to intimidation of witnesses. C goes free and you and your family are moved to a safe house until there can be a retrial. \n\nYour life is now one of constant fear.
C does not take kindly to your refusal. You partner is beaten and so are you. He threatens that if you do not help him he will firebomb your house and your mother's house.\n\n[[Agree to get information for C]]\n\n
You run away. You have very little money, but your family help you out.\n\nAs you know C has corrupt police on his side, you know you must travel a large distance to get away from him.\n\nYou flee to a different part of the country. But now you have no home, no job and no hope of a better future. And perhaps one day, someone will provide your address to C.\n\nYour life is now one of constant fear.
You must find the money for B, otherwise you will have to hide the package for A.\n\n[[Ask your bank to lend you the money]]\n\n[[Ask your family for money to pay B]]\n\n[[Ask a friend to lend you the money]]
C contacts you at work. He tells you a name and asks you to find an address. You search on the computer and find an address.\n\n[[Supply the address to C]]\n\n[[Tell C you couldn't find an address]]
C beats you up. He threatens your unborn child if you will not help him. He tells you he knows corrupt police officers and he could have them arrest you.\n\n[[Agree to get information for C]]\n\n[[Try to think of an alternative]]
You know a man called C who has lent money to people you know in the past.\n\nHe says he will lend it to you but he will expect double back from you in two weeks.\n\n[[Borrow money from C to pay the police]]\n\n[[Don't borrow money from C to pay the police]]
You tell the police about A and the package. You feel bad, but reason that A wants you to put your family and life at risk.\n\nYou phone A and say you will take the package, asking him to bring it to your house.\n\nOutside your house the police stop and search A, taking the package.\n\nThe package is found to contain nothing illegal. But now everyone knows that you were ready to give information to the police about your friends.\n\nFirst comes the graffitti. Then your Mum's windows are smashed.\n\nYou decide the only thing to do is to leave the area completely. You gather all you can and move, but this leaves you with no job and very little hope, living in emergency accommodation.
You know a man called C who has lent money to people you know in the past. \n\nHe says he will lend it to you but he will expect double back from you in two weeks.\n\n[[Borrow money from C]]\n\n[[Don't borrow money from C]]
A leaves.\n\nA couple of hours later A returns with another friend, [[B]].\n\nYou owe B money. B says that if you agree to take the package, B will cancel the money you owe him.\n\n[[Agree to take the package]]\n\n[[Refuse to take the package and cancel debt owed to B]]