The trail of the counterfeit drugs lead Diane and Barry to West Africa where the drugs are causing an outbreak of septicemia. Counterfiet drugs from China are found being smuggled into England inside photocopier spares.
Smuggler John Danson is being intimidated by members of the former East German secret police, now turned smugglers. Master forger Donald Dewhurst comes on the team's radar when a counterfeit US Dollar plate is seized.
A consignment of tobacco on the Suffolk coast nearly gets John Danson killed, as he is targeted by the East German assassins. In Morroco Donald Dewhurst and Anna run, as the East German gang close in. Danson's ex-wife contacts the police.