It unfolds as Steve (played by Simon Gregson) tries to drum up more cash to buy a house for wife Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) on the ITV soap.
He needs to improve business at Coronation Streets’s Street Cars as the firm are being outdone by rival company GoLucky who have their own app.
To try and increase profits for the company, Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) introduces Steve (Simon Gregson) to a young man called Jay (Sam Glen).
The youngster can design an app for Street Cars that will better GoLucky’s but the new technology will cost a princely sum of £20,000.
While Steve does have the money, he’s meant to be saving it for a house deposit.
Tracy is not best pleased when he tells her the news and she urges him to engage in a spot of illegal activity.
She tells her husband to do criminal illegal street pick ups to earn more money on the side.
Steve agrees to her plans and he ends up picking up a young lad who flags him down on the street.
With the promise of a large fee if he helps take the boy’s mum to hospital, Steve doesn’t turn him down.
But the events take a turn for the worse when the fare asks Steve to stop