A man was killed in an accident on the docks of New York City but shortly thereafter it is found that he was not the man his papers say he is. The man he was reported to be was actually killed months ago in Hamburg. During the autopsy, the doctor finds a strange tattoo on the body that leads Interpol to a people trafficking operation that spans the Atlantic ocean.
The last known appearance of a Hungarian man was in a refugee camp in Austria until he shows up dead due to an accident in New York City. But his papers were of a different person which would naturally rile up suspicion. Duval takes the lead in investigating this mystery across the pond. After recruiting “bait”, Interpol were able to follow the entire chain of a people trafficking operation. This episode also has an innate connection to the horrors of the holocaust as two of the characters proudly display their ID numbers tattooed on their arms.
2000 miles, the sea, a dead body? When a known criminal’s body is found on the beach near Dover the questions arise about how this could be possible. Was it murder or a suicide? Where did the body come from? Just how such a thing could happen points to complex set of maritime charts.
Given that the mood of this episode is murder, the incidental music that starts off “The Long Weekend” is such a light hearted contrast to the mystery of the floating dead body. Despite that light-heartedness, this episode exposes a glimpse into the trade of contraband across the seas. Almost hidden from sight, the hundreds of cargo ships that traverse the mediterranean have the perfect network to pass on illegal cargo throughout the ports of Europe and even further. Duval and Inspector Mornay try to weave through the complex watery trail of evidence to discover why a murder had travelled so far.
Johnny Stefano is back in Italy after doing time in a US prison. Not believing he has changed his way the local police contact Interpol to investigate. Duval is now wondering why a gathering of known criminals are meeting with Johnny and what racket they might be up to. Johnny’s sister Maria unintentionally gives Duval clues to solve the puzzle.
Once a criminal always a criminal has been a theme in the annals of crime for centuries and this episode gives us another example in Johnny that the statement is true. Johnny comes back to Italy to start up a racket haunting local vineyard owners. Duval is quick to see the signs that johnny is back to his known old ways and uses Maria, Johnny’s sister, as a catalyst to putting a stop to Johnny’s criminal ways.
A World War II bomb is found in Scotland far too close for comfort. If it explodes it would cause the destruction of a dam and everything downstream. Interpol is searching for the bomb makers in an attempt to detonate the bomb but this not an easy task after so many years after the war.
When a bomb is found and the pending danger grows, finding those who made this weapon of mass destruction becomes a life or death case for Interpol. Inspector Duval flies across Europe to find those who can safely detonate the bomb in time. We follow this quest in this episode amongst actors who they themselves survived the second World War.
A journalist is found dead after reporting on the untimely demise of the Baron. The international stock markets react to this news of the highly esteemed financier’s death. However when the real Baron shows himself to be alive, Inspector Duval must find who would go to such lengths to fake a death and commit a murder.
The International money market is fraught with possible gains and in some cases great loses. In this episode, the world believed it lost one of the great minds of finance but instead fell for the scam that profited from the news of the Barons death. Inspector Duval sets out to find out who thought that the Money Game was worth the crime.