In the true spirit of David and Goliath, financial consultant Keith Schooley takes on his former employer in a stand to expose internal wrongdoing and cover-ups. Schooleys initial excitement for a new career in finance with Merrill Lynch is clear. His enthusiasm is soon overshadowed by blatant wrongdoing in this powerhouse financial firm. In a daring move, Schooley decides he cannot look the other way and writes a lengthy memo to company management. Confident things will be put right, Schooley is shocked at Merrill Lynchs ensuing attempts to keep him quiet. His eventual dismissal and threat of a lawsuit by his boss are followed by further steps to keep him down.