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Rip Off Britain

Series 8

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Documentary exposing some of the rip-offs that are costing British consumers. Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville investigate new threats to your personal details and identity, including a test to see if contactless payment cards are quite as safe as we've been told - with unmissable advice on how to make sure it's not you that loses out.

Also in this episode is the story of how one woman lost access to her own bank accounts, and an experiment reveals how quickly anyone's details can be pieced together from information freely available online.

And a couple who diligently shred every last piece of paper with any personal data discover if new technology could be the key to beating identity theft once and for all. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Series Producer:
Chris Walker

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