Massimo Ruggero makes his bank millions by speculating on the Greek crisis in the hope of getting the vice-CEO position; however, CEO Dominic Morgan denies him the promotion because of a scandal involving his past.
Feeling betrayed and abandoned, Massimo devises a plan to create a scandal against NYL and leave it after cashing in; as he is about push the button on his exposé, Massimo learns that Dominic is hiding something.
Massimo tries to determine if Dominic is secretly handling business for Gaddafi, against whom the Libyan War has now been launched; Detective Vicky Bale suspects that Massimo is involved in his colleague's death.
Massimo's traders fall into a trap set up by Dominic, who intervenes to save the bank; Massimo is about to discover why Dominic denied him the promotion but Vicky's investigation is suddenly shut down.
Professionally wounded, Massimo cuts a deal with Vicky to obtain the secret dossier in exchange for the capture of Duval, the elusive head of counterinformation platform and Sofia's employer, Subterranea.
Massimo and Sofia make a hurried journey to Cetara to see his ailing father; he and Massimo make an emotional peace at his bedside, and in the process Massimo is able to exorcise the personal demons that have plagued him.
Armed with the dossier, Massimo defeats Dominic and uncovers the identity of the killer responsible for his colleague's death; with Dominic disgraced and his own name cleared, Massimo takes his place as CEO of the bank.