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Heir Hunters

Series 6

Episode 10: Miller/ Woor

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series following the work of probate researchers. Investigations into the case of John Woor reveal a fascinating life story, from wartime India to the top of the art world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Faulkner
Series Producer:
Harriet Scott
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Heir Hunters

Series 6

Episode 9: Johnson/ Jones

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series following the work of probate researchers. The team are trying to trace the relatives of David Johnson who died leaving an estate of 37,000 pounds. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Faulkner
Series Producer:
Harriet Scott
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Heir Hunters

Series 6

Episode 8: Wingrove/ Lotocky

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series following the work of probate researchers. The case of Daisy Wingrove sees the team tackling one of their biggest ever cases as two rival managers race to sign up heirs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Faulkner
Series Producer:
Harriet Scott
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Heir Hunters

Series 6

Episode 7: Mead/Miller

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series following the work of probate researchers. The case of Robin Miller enables an heir to find out more about his grandfather's past as one of Kitchener's Army. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Faulkner
Series Producer:
Harriet Scott
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Heir Hunters

Series 6

Episode 6: Granger/Harrington

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series following the work of probate researchers. The death of Constance Harrington from Worthing sheds light on one of the 20th century's most notorious scandals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Faulkner
Series Producer:
Harriet Scott
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Saints and Scroungers

Series 4 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 15

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Series looking at benefit fraud. Matt meets the fraud investigators who caught one tax dodger who had avoided paying hundreds of thousands of pounds in tax. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 7

Episode 1: The Psychic Scroungers & the Boy Who Learns to Walk

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series following fraud investigators. Technology based on a NASA spacesuit helps a little boy walk for the first time. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 7

Episode 2: Fraudster, Baker, Sandwich Maker

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series following fraud investigators. A family-run sandwich shop business in the north of England finds itself in a pickle with tax investigators. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 7

Episode 3: Computers, Conspiracy and the Cypriot Extradition

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series following fraud investigators. Two NHS workers concoct a scam to steal £300K from their employers. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 7

Episode 4: The Boy Who Lives in a Bubble

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series following fraud investigators. Employees at a back-to-work scheme swindle the system to line their own pockets with taxpayer cash. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 7

Episode 5: The Taxi Firm Fraudsters

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series following fraud investigators. A taxi firm boss is caught fiddling the books, and it turns out the whole family is in on the scam. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 5 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. Barnet fraud investigators are looking into the case of a man they suspect of using two names to claim benefits; Matt looks into the story. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 5 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. The Insolvency Service is chasing a bankrupt man who refuses to pay his debts to the government despite inheriting a significant windfall. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 5 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Series looking at benefit fraud. Matt meets the Croydon team who are hot on the heels of a young mother who had failed to inform the authorities that she had inherited a house. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 5 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Matt Allwright visits the headquarters of the DWP to discover more about a seven-year-long benefit fraud involving a man who had said he could not even get out of bed by himself. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 4 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 19

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. The fraud team at Ealing call on a handwriting expert to help convict two benefit cheats who have stolen tens of thousands from the public purse. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 4 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 20

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. Fraud investigators reveal how a family who seemed to have hit hard times were hiding a wealth of property, unpaid tax and fraudulent claims. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 4 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. An investigation into a council department head who received an OBE for his services unearths £300,000 and a number of ghost employees. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 4 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 17

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. When a benefit cheat tries to avoid paying back what he owes a council, the insolvency service steps in with a bankruptcy order. Show more

Saints and Scroungers

Series 6

Episode 11: Taxi Lovers Scam

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at benefit fraud. Matt meets the police officers who uncovered a love story at the heart of a million-pound scam. Show more