Nick Bianco is a small time crook who gets caught during a jewelry heist. The prosecution offers him a lenient sentence if he gives them information regarding his partners. However, he refuses to rat them out, and goes to jail instead. However, when his depressed wife kills herself, Nick decides to provide information on his ex-partners, and within some time, he gets paroled. He gets a job, gets remarried and starts a new life, but things get ugly when one of the men he informed on, is released from custody, and he sets out for revenge against Nick.