Banks defies orders by informally speaking to Martin Fleming on his own though he gets no results. Tom Rothwell returns from America for his father's funeral and tells the police he fell out with his father after seeing him with another woman. Pamela identifies her attacker as a rough-looking Irishman named by police records as Arthur Jameson,an arms fan and former client of Norcliffe but Jameson kills himself before he can be questioned. Following Tom's information Banks discovers that the woman in question was not Pamela. The trail leads to a house where all is revealed - including a money laundering scheme which justifies Banks' suspicions. The case closed Helen at last begins to integrate with the rest of the team.