One wealthy woman disputing charges on her credit card is interesting, but when two are disputing charges from the same ‘mysterious’ merchant it screams credit card fraud and calls for an investigation. Kate
traces the charges to a high-class male escort agency where she literally bumps into the very handsome Carlos.
Meanwhile Rick’s searching for a young country girl, Alyssia, whose family lost contact with her after she moved to Wollongong to go to university. Her brother, Damien, has come to town to find her and employs Rick to help him. But when Rick locates Alyssia he’s in for a surprise.
As it turns out, Rick’s gut instinct was right and Damien hasn’t been honest with him. Still hopeful of winning Kate back, Rick goes along with Emma’s scheme to reunite them. He also fails in his attempts to have Claire accept an apology for his monetary mistakes.
Jim offers to lend a hand around the office. He shows Chad how a ‘master mercantile’ operates and takes on the task of telling Chad that the agency can’t afford him any longer. But Jim struggles to find the right moment to do this.
Kate also has difficulty finding the heart to let Chad go from the agency. At the last minute Kate is compelled to send Chad undercover as a male escort to catch the credit card fraudster. Kate arrives in the nick of time to save Chad from having to fulfill his purported obligation!
Kate’s brief fling with the excitement of the escort world sees her taking control of her love life. She heads out to the pub with Lily to find a familiar person waiting.