Johnny is on the job to investigate the insurance claim of missing taxi cabs. What’s the story? Some new kind of car theft racket, robbing cab drivers,or maybe a sabotage scheme from a rival company? Johnny is on the scene for the next robbery that ends up in murder.
In voiceover, Johnny goes over the clues that he has gathered thus far, but there’s still plenty of footwork to do. Johnny suspects the cab company owner of doing some self sabotage to get the insurance money, and sets out a plan to make sure he’s on the level. When a sweet talking dame enters the picture, it gives the hard boild Johnny a new idea about his case. The body count rises, and our favorit insurance investigator finds himself at the point of a pistol.
By now Johnny has figured out wy the cabs are being stolen, and seems to be face to face with at least one of the thugs behind the racket. Now all he has to do is stay alive long enough to spill the beans, and file his report. Still need more details? Don’t worry, the racketeers tell all there is to know about the whole gory mess while they have Johnny under their control. Once Johnny escapes, and you know he will, there’s stil time for a nest of loose ends to be tied up before the whole mystery can come to rest.