After getting hold of Paul Gerardi the Procurator-General can convince Paul to work for him and track down those responsible for the break-in at the Jonkhere bank in total secrecy. His marriage suffers serious blows during the hunt. Senator Rasenberg's wife passes on all kinds of information to Paul as she is in love with him. As a member of Salamander Rasenberg is on the brink of becoming Minister of the Interior after the suicide of the previous minister. The man behind the break-in and the opening of the 66 safes turns out to be a millionaire by the name of Wolfs. He wants to eliminate the members of Salamander one by one and after the minister senator Rasenberg is next on his list.