David Stone, a renowned but down-on-his-luck writer desperately needs a break. His luck changes when he receives a surprise call from Meyer Lansky, the Jewish Godfather of organized crime. The retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, taking us back in time from 1909 to present day 80’s. Revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate. Meanwhile the FBI has been tracking Lansky for the most part of the 20th century. For decades, authorities have been trying to locate Lansky’s alleged fortune, hundreds of millions gone. This is their last chance to capture the ageing gangster before he dies.The FBI surprises Stone at his hotel, asking him to help and not taking no for an answer. As the days progress, David forms a unique relationship with Lansky, one that makes him evaluate and transform his own life. While Lansky, as always, is one step ahead of the FBI, sending them on a wild chase, evading and outsmarting them at every turn.