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The Taking 

Toby helps the IIB investigate the abduction of an African teenager, whose father is an alleged war criminal.

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Toby Logan
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Michelle McCluskey
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Oz Bey
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Olivia Fawcett
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Alvin Klein
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George Ryder
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Dev Clark (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
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Kwesi Hanson
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Ibrahim Ayim
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Abbassi Ayim
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Rafiq
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Reta Bello
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Hamisi
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Dennis Harwell
Isaiah-Marcus Grant ...
Cory Draper (as Isaiah Grant)
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Toby (Craig Olejnik) and Michelle (Lauren Lee Smith) investigate the abduction of an African teenager whose driver/bodyguard, Kwesi (K.C. Collins), was shot during the altercation. The case is nuanced and far reaching because the victim, Ibrahim Ayim (Stephan James), is the son of Abassi Ayim (Eugene Clark), a deposed Liberian politician accused of defrauding his country of millions and committing a slew of atrocities. Toby has trouble getting solid insights since Abassi is cold and calculating and his bodyguard, Rafiq (Conrad Coates), keeps him at bay. The IIB team finds a promising lead with Dennis Harwell (David Richmond-Peck), an outspoken political blogger whose agenda is to ruin Abassi for his litany of crimes. Harwell's motive is clearly personal, but so are the motives of the other suspects: Ibrahim's estranged mother Reta (Yanna McIntosh), Habisi (Michael Kinney), who runs a Liberian social club, and even potentially Rafiq. When the kidnappers send Ibrahim's severed finger to... Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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20 June 2012 (Canada)  »

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