They uncover a group of computer nerds, then discover a computer gambling system with tougher suspects.
The detectives learn even their own workstations are hit by the ringleader of the group (Ian Kahn).
Goren and Eames first suspect his wife, a prominent defense attorney, through a convict whose case was being prosecuted by the A. However, the investigation leads them to a smuggling ring that deals in antiquities.
A robbery that involved two fatalities leads to the discovery of a long-running case of tampering with drugs.
As Goren and Eames sift through the likely suspects in the murder of a university president and his assistant, they discover that the culprit is a wily adversary who has more than these crimes to hide. After he realizes there are cracks in the seemingly airtight case, Goren is forced to keep Carver in the dark about some details to prove his theory.
An assistant district attorney (David Marshall Grant), who had been receiving death threats, confronts and kills a hired gunman. After a mother of two is shot to death in Chinatown, Goren and Eames first believe her death may be connected to the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Goren and Eames have to figure out a way of catching a pharmacist (Stephen Tobolowsky) who has been diluting cancer medication without using the exhumated bodies of patients who had been given the medicine.
The detectives investigate a triple murder, including the son and daughter of a wealthy businessman, that occurred in his apartment.
Having consulted with the lead detective on the old case (Mike Starr), Goren and Eames discover he was involved in a cover-up to rush other cases to closure.
When a woman suing her brother over the disposition of their father's remains is found murdered, Goren and Eames discover a concealed parentage and a man willing to go to any extremes to ensure his legacy.