-When reporter Cassie Flood's car drives off a cliff, a man stops and kills her instead of helping. The CBI team investigates the stories she was working on.
-The trail leads to powerful Tommy Volker whose assistant Amanda talks to Lisbon but there isn't enough evidence to arrest him.
-Volker has Amanda killed then makes it look like a suicide, along with a suicide e-mail accusing Lisbon of pushing too hard.
-A Homeland Security agent, Bob Kirkman visits Lisbon and tells her to back off Volker and that he makes a lot of campaign contributions to very powerful people.
-Jane tracks Lorelei to a maximum security federal prison but can't figure out how to get to her.