Series 5 (30 minute reversions)


Series 5 (30 minute reversions)

Matt Allwright investigates the conmen who are trying to get their hands on your money by using fakes, forgeries and frauds. Episodes in this series have previously been broadcast in a different form.


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Episodes List

Episode 1

1. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 1

The tragic story of Cheznye Emmons, the 23-year-old fatally poisoned by fake gin.

Episode 2

2. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 2

A look at lorry drivers faking their working hours records and the effects this can have.

Episode 3

3. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 3

Exposing the dangerous fake motorcycle safety wear on sale to British consumers.

Episode 4

4. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 4

Fake job references for sale online and a dog with an unerring nose for fake tobacco.

Episode 5

5. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 5

The murky world of fake jobs and the hair-raising truth about fake hairdryers.

Episode 6

6. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 6

Cracking down on suspected ID fakers and revealing a trade in fake Doctor Who autographs.

Episode 7

7. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 7

Fake Britain reveals the fake Facebook profiles making people's lives difficult.

Episode 9

9. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 9

Matt reveals how a fake insurance document left one man blinded and scarred for life.

Episode 10

10. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 10

Matt reveals the fake fundraising websites stealing money from those who need it most.

Episode 11

11. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 11

Matt reveals the fake certificates putting valuables at risk.

Episode 12

12. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 12

Matt Allwright reveals the counterfeit shampoo hitting the high streets.

Episode 13

13. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 13

Matt Allwright reveals the fake batteries being used in mobiles, cameras and laptops.

Episode 14

14. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 14

Matt Allwright reveals the rogue travel operators using fake Atol memberships.

Episode 15

15. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 15

Matt Allwright reveals the fake bike helmets on sale that fail crucial safety tests.

Episode 16

16. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 16

Matt Allwright reveals the fake high-end sausages being sold at some farmers' markets.

Episode 17

17. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 17

Matt Allwright investigates the fraudsters faking their gas meter readings.

Episode 18

18. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 18

Matt Allwright investigates the fake architects who could leave your renovation in ruins.

Episode 19

19. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 19

Matt investigates the fake safety marks on some of the UK's biggest e-cigarette brands.

Episode 20

20. Fake Britain: Series 5 (30 minute reversions), Episode 20

Matt reveals the dog breeder producing pups with fake pedigrees.