Nate Ford is a former insurance investigator who specialised in the recovery of high-value items. The CEO of an aerospace company asks Nate to lead a band of criminals to recover airplane blueprints that were stolen by a rival company. However, Nate later learns that he was deceived and must convince his "team" to steal the blueprints back.
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Season 1 Episode 1 of Leverage resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The rich and powerful, they take what they want. We steal it back for you. And sometimes, bad guys make the best good guys. We provide... leverage.
Nate Ford is an insurance investigator known for his ability to recover stolen goods for his employer. However, after the firm denies insurance claims for his dying son, Ford decides to go against the corporate world taking freelance jobs. Ford is soon hired by an aeronautics executive in order to recover stolen designs.
Helping Ford are Parker, a thief; Alec Hardison, an Internet specialist; Eliot Spencer, a "retrieval specialist" and martial artist; and Sophie Devereaux, a grifter whose acting skills play an important part in setting up difficult scams. Together, this group of con artists have the ability to target the greediest and most unjust people.