Sneaking around Boston for years, Tom (Liam Neeson) has become a master thief, earning the nickname the "In-and-Out Bandit" for his slick ways when it comes to stealing large amounts of money. When he meets Annie (Kate Walsh), a psychology graduate student working at a storage unit facility, his heart melts, commencing a relationship that lasts a year before he's ready to commit to something more. Ready to turn himself in to the FBI in exchange for a short sentence, Tom also wants to live peacefully with Annie. The feds don't immediately believe Tom is the In-and-Out Bandit, with Agent Baker (Robert Patrick) blowing him off, sending underlings to conduct an interview with the criminal. When Agent Nivens (Jai Courtney) and Agent Hall (Anthony Ramos) are sent in to see if Tom is a real thief, they are led to boxes of money that challenge their dedication to duty. Electing to take the cash for themselves and murder Tom, the agents' plan is soon disrupted by the suspect's particular set of skills, seeing him escape into the city to protect Annie while they scramble to cover their tracks as Agent Meyers (Jeffrey Donovan), their superior, gets involved in the hunt.