Anne Archibald is Nate's mother and Howard Archibald's wife. The feds froze her assets after her criminal husband escaped to Dominica. To keep his friend's mother financially afloat, Chuck sells his favorite club and gives Anne a loan. At the same time, Nate tries to help his mother by securing cash via morally questionable means. Anne hails from the politically powerful Vanderbilt family.
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