Hanzawa begins probing the fate of a two-billion-yen loan which Tokyo Daiichi Bank made to ruling-party Secretary General Minobe before the bank’s merger. However, Hanzawa is forced to back off when confronted by evidence that former Deputy President Makino was accepting illegal funds before his untimely death. Determined to press ahead, Hanzawa decides to move his investigation to Ise-Shima after receiving a tipoff about the missing loan. Then, while poring over Ise-Shima State’s old financial records, he runs across someone he didn’t expect to see there. Can Hanzawa uncover Ise-Shima State’s secret and show his enemies that deception costs double?