War of Money is a more faithful adaptation of the original Korean manga. Geum Nara (played by Park Jung Chul) works for a money lending company called Money Box, headed up by Dokko Cheol (Shin Goo). He encounters Choi Ji In (Jo Yeo Jung), a young woman whose mother is getting harassed by a loan shark. She is desperate for help to stop the loan shark's abuse against her mother. Nara is moved into helping her, and from there, begins a transformation in his relationship towards money and the dangerous business of money-lending. In each episode, Nara tries to save a different victim from the dangerous world of money lending.