Ian McShane plays an insurance scammer and Ida Lupino is his partner. They fake and contrive accidents to collect the dough. Pepper "foils" a purse-snatching by getting knocked-down in a parking lot, falling in a pool and getting hit by a truck within a matter of a few seconds. In the hospital with a rag on her head, Pepper overhears the ambulance chasers pressuring the other patients on the ward. Pepper intuits a plot and once Bill finds her, they scheme to scam the scammers. Pepper charms McShane instantly into telling her all their secrets and, just as fast, a security guard quite unconvincingly blows her cover by insisting he hadn't seen her since he retired from the police force - all within earshot of Lupino. Exposed but unawares, Pepper still thinks she's undercover despite being told by an aging and suicidal lawyer in this "firm" that they're onto her. And, the revelation that she's got a badge doesn't guide them to get out of town but instead to kill her with a vat of ...