Richard Patrick Sayre was the Executive Vice-President of the Detroit office of the Sombra Corporation. He lured Donald Callahan into a trap by sending him a letter claiming that he wanted to make a donation of $1 million to Callahan's Lighthouse Shelter along with 19 other charitable causes each to receive part of the total $20 million the corporation must donate by the end of the year 1983.

Sayre's name consists of 19 letters.