If mind probe didn't work then Honey Trap might. Doubt it, Sampson didn't survive this long by falling for some strange tail wagging at him. However she might also mean wives make good hostages and excellent interrogation threats, plus telling wives all hubbys dirty secrets about affairs always leaves a nicely broken marriage as a reminder of Hiz Imperial Sleezebags "mercy". Surprised he didn't have defenses against this type of visit. Probably he does they are voice activated and will take out personnel, leaving transport intact either for get away or for misdirection.
come to think about it Flin came to assassinate Sampson as he didn't report might this be a follow up insurance visit from his Imperial Sleezebag?
Ahhh, maybe she can only work her magic if she's...um..."closer"...with the target...
...it looks like she's got nothing on under that coat, so her taking him aside and flashing him might be stunning enough to get past any mental barriers.