How do you develop a source like this?
Somali pirate sources said on Friday that the Norwegian-owned, 23,000-tonne MT Bow Asir tanker captured at the end of March would be released shortly after a $2.4 million ransom was agreed with its owners.

"After much bargaining, my friends reached a $2.4 million ransom deal with the Norwegian ship held near Hobyo," a pirate in nearby Haradheere port told Reuters. [emphasis added]