While investing a highway rest stop robbery/murder, Ballauf picks up a little Filipino boy in flight. Could he be the lead they need to bust an international child-trafficking ring? Directed by Niki Stein, 1998.
The body of a banker is found in the woods near Cologne; next to his body is a pile of charred bank notes. Ballauf and Schenk investigate this mysterious murder, as protesters threaten violence over an exhibit of photos documenting Nazi atrocities. Directed by Niki Stein, 1998.
A woman's body is fished out of the Rhine, and the victim turns out to be an acquaintance of Ballauf's. The investigation leads to a chemical company, and the German intelligence services are found to be involved. Directed by Markus Fischer, 1998.
A dancer is found murdered near the grounds of a psychiatric hospital, and the prime suspect is a patient with a history of violence. But Ballauf and Schenk’s investigation opens up new possibilities: Is the patient merely a pawn in a devilish game? Directed by Claus-Michael Rhone, 1999.