When an agent is killed in a car bomb and it appears he was with a known Asian criminal, Mancuso has to find out if the man is clean or not. Initially Mancuso learns that the device used is property of the CIA, so he goes to a man he knows at the Agency and tells him that there's so many of them floating around anyone could have gotten it. Later he learns that the Asian was being forced out by another criminal who just arrived in the U.S. When Mancuso learns who the man is and confronts him, he is later suspected of being on the take. When he decides to turn in his ...
When someone breaks into a nuclear power plant and kills a guard Mancuso investigates. He learns that a quantity of plutonium is missing. Evidence points to the Mossad, Israeli Intelligence, which might damage relations with Israel. Mancuso suspects the plant physicist is not telling all he knows.
When a new military helicopter that was being tested crashes. The military and the manufacturer announces that it was because of the pilot. But someone calls the pilot's wife who tells her the manufacturer is trying to cover up that something was wrong with their craft. So she goes to the FBI and Mancuso investigates but the military stonewalls them.
When a black girl is raped and suspicion falls on a white cop. The cop refuses to give his blood to test against blood found on her. The D.A. who is running for reelection comes in saying that this is just a smear campaign. Mancuso investigates along with a civil rights attorney he knows and discovers a lot anomalies.
When Arab ruler who married an American comes to Washington on a diplomatic mission, his wife and daughter are kidnapped. Mancuso investigates and discovers that the kidnapping might be an inside job. And he also learns that the fairy tale romance may not be what people think it is.
Nick's niece calls him when her fiancé is arrested for killing a reporter. Later another agent tells Mancuso that he thinks that there's a group of fascists in that neighborhood. But Mancuso learns that the group has a lot Jewish members. So Mancuso turns to the dead man's wife to find out what he was working on.