After the death of the employer and his mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas established himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in Southeast Asia and he comes up with a unique way to import drugs into the United States. As a result, our product is superior to what is currently available on the street and lower their prices. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. That was the story of a police officer dedicated and honest, Richie Roberts, the head of a drug task force dealing with the federal government. Based on a true story.