The rogues get word the President of San Luco has arrived in the US to sell the Stefanini jewels. Miss Harnkness explains how the jewels originally belonged to their family and decide to get them back.
Tony and Timmy learn that officials of a Texas town plan to unscrupulously influence the placement of a space launch site to profit from land they have bought so the two plot to replace the true government officials and collect the bribe.
Tony and Margaret scheme to separate a very wealthy Plavonian, known as Mr. Smith, from some of his money, gotten through ruthless, cut-throat tactics. On the way to do so, Tony, posing as a well known international financier, is kidnapped.
In Budapest, an old friend engages Marcel and Timmy to smuggle a intelligence computer. When the friend is murdered, corrupt official forces the pair to do his personal smuggling but the two plot to accomplish the original task.
The family concocts a scheme in which Auntie Margaret pretends to be Anastasia so that the Russian government will believe that she knows where the Romanoff fortune is hidden in order to collect a fee for the fortune's surrender.