A reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened. He must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty hunter while also trying to prevent a massive viral attack, which could collapse America's economic foundation.
- blackhats is a suspense thriller about ELISHA a peaceful Fugitive Recovery Agent who has just returned back to the profession part time and has decided to selectively apprehend only white- collar criminals.
His new way of thinking is in jeopardy when a co-worker, the tough as nails JANELLE receives a disturbing phone call from her eccentric brother JACOB that his life is in imminent danger.
Knowing Jacob and his friends who are extreme gamers are out on bail and that they have not reported in to her at the bail bond agency. Janelle enlist Elisha to help her locate her sibling because she fears the worst.
In doing so, they uncover that Jacob and friends who are known to the underground computer community as PANGEA are being tracked by an elite FBI group called C.A.T., and by an extremely dangerous bounty killer named TILLMAN who was once a mentor to Elisha.
With time of the most essence, and not on their side Elisha and Janelle must out flank the other two entities before the group members are captured or killed. Meanwhile a serious series of cyber viruses have been detonated by a mysterious an untouchable super hacker name MEGABYTE who has some close affiliation to hacker group Pangea.