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Series 5

Episode 17

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team meet people who have lost a lot of money thanks to someone else's mistake, including a woman who cannot retrieve cash transferred into the wrong account. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. As the team expose the latest scams designed to trick you out of your money, Angela Rippon tracks down the fraudsters who hacked her email account. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team tackle costly and unexpected problems viewers have had with their homes, including meeting a couple fighting to regain access to their own property. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team investigate the plumbing company that has left some customers feeling as if they have thrown money down the drain, and solve more problems in Liverpool. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 9

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team investigates why some viewers have been hit with bills they did not expect for hundreds or even thousands of pounds, and offers some advice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team meets a family who face losing their home because of a mistake that has meant for six years they have been pursued for somebody else's debt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 19

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville investigate situations where viewers have ended up thousands of pounds out of pocket - in some cases thanks to their own bank. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

Rip Off Britain

Series 5

Episode 20

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville investigate problems viewers have had with insurance, including a look at the rising cost of pet insurance. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 18

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville investigate why cold calling remains one of consumers' biggest bugbears, and reveal a cold calling scam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 7

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. As complaints about the big energy companies continue to grow, one woman says her supplier has left her out of pocket after months of overcharging. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 8

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. This episode looks at the pothole problem costing UK drivers billions of pounds every year. Who should pay for the damage to cars? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team investigate the daily deals websites that promise huge savings - but do not always deliver what you had bargained for. Plus a house purchase with a twist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team look into one of the new breed of companies that promise to sell your home fast by buying it themselves. But is the deal all that it seems? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 12

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

Consumer series. Angela Rippon investigates why homeowners promised cheaper energy have instead been hit with sky-high bills, forcing them to choose between eating or keeping warm. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team take a look at the banks' approach to victims of fraud, and try to help viewers who have been stung get their money back. Plus an online shopping scam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

Rip Off Britain

Series 5

Episode 16

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford meet the people being pursued by one of the biggest names in the business for debts they never took out. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Consumer series. A couple of newlyweds are forced out of their dream home as a precaution. How can people be sure that what they are told about a property is true? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 15

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville look at why it is perfectly legal for a company that owes you money to shut down and reopen under a new name. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

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Series 5

Episode 13

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. The team investigates customer service, and puts to the test one of the biggest consumer bugbears of all: how long it takes for big companies to answer a call. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson

Rip Off Britain

Series 5

Episode 14

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Consumer series. Stories in this episode include a couple whose worldly goods have entirely disappeared after they paid a shipping company to transport them home. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Series Producer:
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson