Talented young pickpocket, Michael Violet, is now working for a government intelligence agency and on the right side of the law for the first time in his adult life.
When the agency set their sights on bringing down Miami drug lord, Lenny Tripps, Michael is deemed the perfect agent for the job. Tripps is a Howard Hughes style recluse who hasn't left his heavily-guarded penthouse in years - only a man with Michael's talents could even think about getting inside.
However, once inside Lenny Tripp's world, nothing is what it seems. Michael soon finds himself out of his depth as he desperately tries to save the life of an innocent young boy caught in the middle of a vicious drugs war.