In this series opener, mob lawyer Nicholas Cain runs afoul of Mob boss George Vincent who orders a hit on the attorney.
After his fiancee is killed by a Mob assassination attempt meant for him, attorney Nicholas Cain decides to work with the government to bring down top mobster George Vincent.
To cover up an accident at his distillery, bootlegger Ed Hoagley has the victim made to look like the victim of a hit-and-run accident. The ruse works until Cain arrives on the scene and identifies the victim as one of Hoagley's men.
Cain's next target: Lennie Bircher who controls the produce district of a large city.
Cain hopes that a drug-addicted prostitute can help him bring down mobster Frank Andreotis.
Cain arrives in a small but wide open county in the Southwest to bring down Herman Coombs, the man who runs the show. But it's going to be easier said than done because Coombs has the town's police force in his hip pocket.
Narcotics kingpin Louis Strode appears to have gotten out of the business after the drug overdose of his son but Cain has his doubts and searches for evidence with which to get Strode indicted.
Cain's newest target is corrupt boxing czar Tom Larch but he has a hard time finding witnesses willing to testify against the man.
Dock workers Wilt Farrell and Hank Conrad are lifelong friends but they move in different directions when Cain begins an investigation of waterfront corruption.
An examination of mobster Frank Neehan's records turns up the name Phillip Hallson--a federal judge to whom Neehan's case is suddenly transferred.
Karl Biggers goes to a crime syndicate with an idea of concealing gold in jewelry and smuggling it across the border into Mexico. The syndicate likes his idea and cuts Biggers into the operation--but they kill his partner.
Cain tries to prevent a crooked sheriff from turning his entire county over to a crime syndicate to use as their base of operations.
Cain moves to expose a trucking czar who's in league with the Mob but once again discovers that potential witnesses are unwilling to talk.
Racketeers plot to takeover a transportation firm and use it for their smuggling operations.
Cain tries to persuade a bookkeeper to provide evidence against a numbers boss.
Public relations man Phillip Collerane sets out to smear Cain because the attorney got his biggest client, pornographer Milt Bonner, indicted.
While visiting an old chum who's now district attorney of a rural county, Cain gets roped into defending a mobster on an assault charge. But it turns out that things were not quite as they seem on the night of the assault.
Cain suspects there's a link between a crime syndicate and a neo-Nazi hatemonger.
The man Cain believes is responsible for a murder has an ironclad alibi--he was locked up in jail.
Cain smells something rotten when he discovers that a big-time gambling boss is backing a reform candidate in an election for district attorney.
Singer Norma Sherman is released from prison after serving a two year term for narcotics possession. She tries to stay clean but soon reverts to her old habits.
Released from prison after a ten year stint, former loan shark Walter Hayes expects the syndicate to give him back his former territory. He finds out that things have changed. There's a new breed of mobsters who are running things and they have no place for him.
Cain's newest target is crooked bail bondsman Arnie Groat who set a man up to be murdered for syndicate bigwig Howard Judlow.
Mob boss Harry Remick plots revenge on the trucking firm owner who years before injured his optic nerve and stole his galpal. The injury is slowly causing Remick to go blind.
Hank Shannon, a nightclub entertainer with Mob connections, is an old pal of Cain. He agrees to provide Cain with information about a Mob conference being held at the Las Vegas home of burned out mobster Marcus Jackson but Shannon might need Jackson's help to emerge with his hide in one piece.
A lobbyist in league with a mobster tries to prevent a bill to build a private horse racing track from passing the State Legislature.
A son rejects the dying wish of his gambling czar father but his uncle won't let things go and gets him involved in a scheme to fix a basketball game.
From his home of exile in Corsica, deported mobster Mike Colonni makes an attempt to re-enter the country.
Police suspect a businessman of involvement in several murders.
Ace crime reporter Pete Fleming, burdened by heavy gambling debts, sells out to the Mob.