In Chicago, a shipment of platinum from O'Hare International Airport. The three thieves are to meet in San Francisco with a buyer from Europe. The FBI manages to intercept the buyer ahead of the gathering. Erskine goes undercover, taking the buyer's place. Meanwhile, the thieves have found another fence, this one in Denver, who is willing to pay more. The thieves plan to kill Erskine, take the money he has and consummate a deal with the Denver fence.