Ellie Lynch (Mimi Rogers) is happily married to politician Mark, a man on his way to the top. When she is approached by a man who claims that Mark has been having an affair, Ellie agrees to a secret rendezvous where she will receive more details. However, when she arrives for the meeting she is drugged, and later receives explicit photographs of herself and the man in bed together, along with a demand for $1,000,000. Ellie goes straight to Mark, who shocks her by turning his back on her. The police try to persuade Ellie to trap the blackmailer, but when she tries to take matters into her own hands she finds her very life at risk.