Ford is a rugged but by-the-book FBI agent called into an extortion case involving Remick. She is a bank teller who has been accosted in her garage by a man shrouded in darkness. His husky voice tells her to steal $100,000 from her bank--or, with her sister, meet a dire fate. Ford tells
Remick to play along with her terrorizer while he plants agents in the bank and throughout the neighborhood where Remick and her sister live. Through recognition of the extoritionist's voice as that of an asthmatic, and through information provided by informants, Ford is able to identify Martin as
the culprit. The price of the information comes high, however, as many of the informan...