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Series 7

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

All-too-plausible scams that have cost viewers hundreds of thousands of pounds are exposed by Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford, and the team have plenty of advice to avoid being stung the same way.

Among the investigations: how email hackers hijacked a house sale to get their hands on the cash, the student conned by a foreign au pair job that didn't exist, and a man who lost his life savings to what turned out to be a multi-million-pound scam. Plus behind the scenes of a team identifying the people most at risk from fraudsters. But how do the crooks get hold of your details in the first place? Show less


Angela Rippon
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Series Producer:
Caroline Short

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