White Collar is about the unlikely partnership of a con artist
and an FBI agent who have been playing cat and mouse for years.
Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer), a charming criminal mastermind, is
finally caught by his nemesis, FBI Agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay).
When Neal escapes from a maximum-security prison to find his
long-lost love, Peter nabs him once again. Rather than returning to
jail, Neal suggests an alternate plan: he'll provide his criminal
expertise to assist the Federal Agents in catching other elusive
criminals. Initially wary, Peter quickly finds that Neal provides
insight and intuition that can't be found on the right side of the