When Nick Segal's parole is turned, racketeer Nick Segal decides to get back at his partner Sam Argus who was supposed to make the parole went through smoothly. In Chicago, the two of them ran a gambling empire that generated profits of $1 million a month. When word gets out that Segal has asked to see Eliot Ness, he is killed by another inmate and as the Warden says, that leaves them with 3,000 suspects. Ness decides to recruit Tom Sebring, a prison inmate who still has six years on his sentence, with the promise of early parole if he helps them find Segal's killer.
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Stock footage showing 1950's era New York City Subway trains are used while the story takes place in the 1930's. See more