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Carmen started a new life with a new name (Carmen van der Zee). There was no contact with family and friends since she left. However Carmen lives closer than everyone thought she was. She is happier than ever before and enjoys her rest, but this is just an illusion, which is about to be disturbed.
Justice wants Carmen as main witness in their case against Irwan and Henk Ooms, because she was the one in possession of the USB and gave it to them. Meanwhile Irwan is arranging different business in prison and this will have consequences for Carmen, while she is trying to make a good deal with her lawyer. There's no way out for Carmen than a real confrontation in court against her brother.
Carmen has a meeting with her old friend Sandrina, which tells her that Hanneke is pregnant and married to Irwan. Hanneke is happy to pick up Irwan, but didn't count for the arrival of Berry, who was waiting for Irwan too to settle some old business. Irwan will have a lot of pressure and knows that he needs Carmen supported by the last wish of his dying father.
Berry is threatening Hanneke and John for now too. Once John discovers that Carmen is actually Carmen van Walraven, he doesn't want any contact with her. Because of a killing attempt on John, Carmen becomes more suspicious. Luther is coming to side with her which gives her mixed feelings. Once Natalie told Carmen that she's going to quit school and start to work in Amsterdam, she decides to visit Ooms.
Carmen forgot Boris his birthday due to all pressure. She promised to make it up with him with a fantastic birthday diner, which she will cancel as well once she knows that Irwan has disappeared. Hanneke is about to give birth and suspects Carmen to know of Irwan's kidnapping. Carmen searches for him, while Irwan is desperately trying to escape and to arrange his money to pay them off.
Everyone fears that Irwan is dead as he is still missing and nobody knows where he might be. Carmen made contact with Reina as he has still their stash in possession. Hanneke is becoming more suspicious towards Carmen and her involvement of Irwan's disappearance and this tears their friendship apart. Andre receives some bad news that his cancer treatment isn't working on him and that he won't be living for long anymore.
Carmen suddenly wakes up as a police squad arrests her. Justine hopes Carmen would talk. Luther has the task to put pressure on Moes, so Natalie would leave him. Carmen hopes Natalie would return to home, but she decides to choose a different path. Justine is informed about the failed suicide attempt of Natalie and tries to blackmail Carmen.
Cause Justine withheld some fatal information, court could do nothing, but to release Carmen. Due to her release she manages to be on time for the funeral of Irwan and faces Hanneke, her father and Henk Ooms. Carmen has no way out once she notices that Ooms kidnapped Simon Zwart. Natalie has been sent to a clinic and doesn't want to see her mother.
Carmen knows she won't be safe if her conflict with Ooms isn't solved. She send John and the boys to the Ardene for a nice weekend, so she could handle as free as she wants. Together with Sandrina she decides to kidnap the daughter of Ooms, Pamela and her two children. When Carmen pressures Ooms to exchange the kids, Sandrina has to take care of Pamela, but both actions end up in a miserable disaster.
Carmen is in bigger trouble than before with the death of Pamela. She tries to save Sandrina to protect her involvement. Meanwhile Carmen can't count on anyone, because everyone she could rely on is either dead or in prison. Even Justice doesn't want to get involved with her anymore. Carmen has to try everything in her last confrontation with Ooms.