Series 5


Series 5

Matt Allwright investigates the conmen who are trying to get their hands on your money by using fakes, forgeries and frauds and shows you how to avoid being taken for a ride.


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Episodes List

Episode 1

1. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 1

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

Episode 2

2. Fake Britain: Series 5, 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, Episode 3

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

Episode 4

4. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 4

The terrifying trade in fake cancer drugs, and the fake job references on sale online.

Episode 5

5. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 5

Fake Britain investigates the murky worlds of fake jobs and counterfeit hard drives.

Episode 6

6. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 6

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

Episode 7

7. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 7

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

Episode 8

8. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 8

Matt reveals a danger on Britain's roads - the fake car insurance putting us all at risk.

Episode 9

9. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 9

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

Episode 10

10. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 10

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

Episode 11

11. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 11

Matt Allwright reveals the risks of fake cigarettes and the fake bicycles.

Episode 12

12. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 12

Matt Allwright reveals the counterfeit shampoo hitting the high streets.

Episode 13

13. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 13

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

Episode 14

14. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 14

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

Episode 15

15. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 15

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

Episode 16

16. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 16

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

Episode 17

17. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 17

Matt Allwright investigates the fraudsters faking their gas meter readings.

Episode 18

18. Fake Britain: Series 5, Episode 18

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

Episode 19

19. Fake Britain: Series 5, 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, Episode 20

Matt investigates the fake herbal slimming pills containing a banned compound.