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Saints and Scroungers

Series 5

Episode 4: Algohar/The Canaan Trust/Gilhooley

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Fraud investigators in Reigate are looking into the case of a self-proclaimed mystic who has potentially spirited away £75,000 in benefits he was not entitled to. As the team dig deeper they discover a lifestyle that does not marry up to what they had on his benefit claim forms.

Matt meets Simon, a man whose life fell apart after the breakdown of his marriage. Suffering from depression, Simon spent weeks living in his car before finally being offered a glimmer of hope by a local homelessness charity. But would their support be enough to bring him back from the brink? Show less

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