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When they were young, Nina and Erik worked as con artists with Jacqueline. But when Nina became pregnant, the couple left crime and settled down in the suburbs. 17 years later, Jacqueline returns, determined to pull them in for one last con.
Erik and Nina live as law-abiding citizens in their small house with two kids. In the midst of this, Jacqueline – their old fellow conspirator from a past life as con artists – resurfaces and pressures the married couple into a new, grandiose con.
Erik slips into the role of his alter ego, the mysterious businessman Frank Zeller, while Nina breaks into InvoPharma’s offices. At home Esther introduces the family to her new boyfriend and Kaj wants to attend ice hockey practice with the cool kids.
One of InvoPharma’s employees pose a threat to the con, so the trio hound him to get him out of the game. Erik worries when he goes on a Tinder date as Frank Zeller. Esther fears her parents’ odd behavior is a warning sign of an imminent divorce.
Nina disguises herself as the UN commissioner. Mads is working against their attempt at blackmail and the trio must think fast to save the mission. Esther seems to have inherited her parents’ skills and now she’s on to the mysterious Jacqueline.
The trio must perform the complicated double maneuver “The Corsican Mirror” inside the closely guarded UN building. Waiting in the car outside is the sick Kaj, and the low battery levels on his iPad threaten to crash the entire house of cards.
The heist is done and now the spoils have to be brought home. The two million euros in the trunk makes for a tense ride back. A collision with a married couple and a random police raid push the two con artists into a critical situation.
Erik and Nina are wallowing in their failure when Esther returns with revealing news. Nina sharpens her claws and the hunt for Jacqueline and the lost millions is on. The couple must have the difficult talk with Esther about their past.
The spoils have shifted hands from Jacqueline to the Morell silverback, Severin. This becomes the hook that Erik and Nina can use to make her bite the dust. Those who were once victims are now co-conspirators.
Everything is being prepared for the day the money lands in InvoPharma’s bank account. The family ventures into the lion’s den to be at the table during the sales negotiations, but it requires finesse.
Erik, Nina and Jacqueline are grilled by police investigators. It’s time to find out who the best liar is, and who can pull off the final trick to get away with the grand prize; An empty safe puts a dent in Patrick and Esther’s plans.