Junior VP Harry Lashley, is found murdered in the office of his CEO and father in law, tycoon A.P. Caid. The $50,000,000 painting 'the Moro' there is stolen. First suspect is outbid Russian mob billionaire and art collector Shirali Arlov. Henry has a criminal past, so Patrick looks into his mysterious $20,000 payment to Rob Wallace's small town gallery, pretending to be Grace Van Pelt's fiancé, and finds out that's a brilliant forger who copied the Moro. Patrick works around Arlov's diplomatic immunity and unearths further crimes.