Next Episode of Fake Britain is
Series which reveals the extent of fake goods in the UK and investigates the conmen who are trying to get their hands on your money & first aired on BBC, 1 March 8, 2010.Each weekday episode last 45 minutes, but the BBC show a 30 minute reduced episode on Monday nights at 19:30.
Dominic Littlewood learns about the fake video game merchandise that blinded one young boy and the fake climbing equipment that could have catastrophic results. And the programme follows the authorities as they raid corner shops in search of ingeniously hidden counterfeit cigarettes.
Dominic Littlewood looks at the fake fire-resistant glass that was installed in schools, hospitals and churches across the UK and the fake supermarket reward cards that are leaving thousands deceived and disappointed. Officers also reveal the secret tunnels beneath a London high street.
Dominic Littlewood looks at the cold callers making fake medical claims to rip off the elderly and vulnerable, the fake pedigree cats that turned out to be ordinary moggies and the fake back protectors putting motorcyclists at risk.
Featuring the fake postage stamps being sold on high streets, fake toys that could leave children with lethal battery burns, the fake celebrity lip gloss that has horrific contents and the fake receipts deceiving buyers into paying over £400 for counterfeit trainers.
Featuring the fake food hygiene ratings in the windows of restaurants, cafes and takeaways across the UK, fake phone apps that allow criminals to spy on people and steal personal information, the fake slimmingmachine that goes up in flames and fake flight tickets leaving Brits stranded and out of pocket.
Featuring the lorries on Britain's roads with devices that fake their emissions, the fake cancer cure causing life-changing injuries and the children's food bowl that is a danger to health.
Featuring the faker selling homes that didn't exist, fake printer helplines targeting the most vulnerable members of society, fake children's cycle helmets putting lives at risk and the enforcement operation that reveals the latest tricks in the fake tobacco scam.
Featuring a look at the fake Dyson vacuum servicing that ripped off thousands of customers, dangerous fake headtorches that could explode, fake protein shakes that barely contain any protein and fake nicotine-free e-cigarettes that could turn you into an addict.
Featuring the fake email scam stealing thousands from kids' football teams, the tricks used by smugglers to get fakes into the country, the fake perfume that is a health hazard and fake free-range bacon.
This episode features the fake numbing cream that has life-changing consequences, a look at how the UK authorities are cracking down on fake clothing, the dogs' home charity that lost thousands in a fake advertising con and a fake golf equipment business.
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