USA network's newest hit original series White Collar returns for a white-hot season two!
After the explosive events of the season one finale, Neal and Peter must deal with the fallout. It seems that Agent Fowler has disappeared and Operation Mentor has been covered up, leaving Peter under heavy scrutiny and Neal with the familiar choice: prison or the tracking anklet.
Following their lead from Fowler's files, Peter and Diana stake out a secret meeting in the hope of getting a jump on whoever was responsible for the plane explosion. However, when a mystery man shows up, he proves too elusive for the agents to even get an ID.
When the theft of a famous painting makes the papers, Neal and Peter think they have a copycat on their hands who is taking inspiration from Neal's past exploits.
Lone-wolf Mozzie becomes smitten with his favorite diner waitress, Gina, when they bond over a love of mystery novels. So when the object of his crush secretly signals him that she may be in trouble, Mozzie leaps into action. Desperate for help, Mozzie comes looking for Neal in the one place he swore he would never set foot - the office of the FBI.
A routine investigation into hijacked Japanese bearer bonds turns into an uncomfortable situation for Neal when he and Peter are teamed with Sara Ellis, an insurance investigator who had testified against Neal at his trial five years prior. While the charges didn't stick at the time, it doesn't stop the witty insurance investigator from holding Neal's feet to the fire, much to Peter's amusement.
The arrest of a soccer-mom-turned-jewel-thief leads Neal and Peter to an international adoption lawyer named Luke Donovan, who may be scamming would-be parents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Peter pays Donovan a visit, but the oily lawyer is too smart to incriminate himself. However, a possible connection to Chechan mob boss Kaz Abramov may point the FBI in the right direction.
It's Saturday morning, but Peter and Elizabeth are so busy with work that they can barely share two words over breakfast. Realizing it's been a while since they made time for each other, Peter calls a stop to the madness. Tonight, it's just the two of them. No work, no distractions.
When a specialist for big time tech firm Novice Systems winds up dead, the FBI suspects the involvement of company founder and CEO Wesley Kent. However, their initial inquiries meet a brick wall in the form of Kent's legal team.
Neal decides to arrange a con to get to Kate's killer, after Peter and Neal's search makes progress.
When we last left Neal and Peter, they were one step closer to solving the mystery of the music box. But the information has come with a price: Mozzie, shot by the mysterious Julian Larssen, lays in the hospital in a medically-induced coma.
Wanting information on Vincent Adler, Peter turns to the one man who may know more than anyone else: Neal. Bottle of wine in hand, Peter offers Neal full immunity in exchange for all his knowledge about this shadowy figure pulling all the strings. Neal accepts, but where to begin?
Neal and Peter are surprised when the Undersecretary of Asian Affairs asks for their help in an international matter. It seems an American college student named Christopher Harlowe is being held in a Burmese prison, accused of attempting to smuggle a "pigeon blood" ruby out of Burma. The State Department thinks the charges are trumped up, but relations with the Burmese government are tenuous. The only way to free Christopher will be to find the real smuggler, who may be in Manhattan. But Neal and Peter will have to work quickly; Christopher is due for sentencing in one week, and once the decision is handed down it will be nearly impossible to overturn.
When June gets a visit from an old partner of Byron's named Ford, Neal's con radar goes off. Ford claims he's back in town for a fresh start but Neal isn't so sure, especially when the team learns that Ford has been meeting with a dangerous ex-cell mate named Jonas Ganz. And when Neal finds a printing plate for an old hundred-dollar bill hidden in June's house, he realizes Ford and Ganz's plan: to print brand new, legal tender.
An FBI Agent is accused of selling witness locations during criminal trials, and the U.S. Marshals ask Peter and Neal for help tracking down the suspect.
It's the middle of a heat wave, but crime doesn't stop because the mercury's rising! The nervous assistant of Elizabeth's client has suspicions that her bully of a boss, energy trader Andrew Stanzler, may have a hand in creating recent blackouts so he can gouge the city on energy costs. Elizabeth sets a time for Peter to come meet with the girl, but when Peter gets held up in traffic and their would-be whistle blower begins to get cold feet, Neal steps in to calm her - as Agent Peter Burke!
Neal gets closer to finding out the truth about Kate's death.