Wage roll backs, divorce, a crisis of faith, a custody battle, legal fees, an incurable childhood disease, petty theft, suicide, and a double homicide: all in a day’s work for Detective Sergeant Michael Harrow, Detective Rocco Cicone, and Constable Colleen O’Grady.
Twice in Canadian history has an individual walked away with tens of millions of taxpayers' money. Both cases involved large public projects. Now imagine the ultimate mega project, one that involves three levels of government and private industry. One that features the largest industrial research complex, cutting edge technology, a workforce of thousands, a budget of billions, and the perfect opportunity to walk away with hundreds of millions.
First, you will need to control the city council of a medium size city. For that you will need a couple of political types, people with connections to that community’s chateau clique. You will need to control the media, so the local media mogul will make a good partner. Finally, you will need someone to juggle the figures, someone who knows the ins-and-outs of shelf companies and multiple wire transfers.
All the pieces are in place, and all that stands between you and hundreds of millions of dollars are three overworked and underpaid police officers...