Looking to buy a designer handbag for a cheap price? Maybe your local off license is offering cheap cigarettes or you fancy whitening your teeth with a cut-price teeth-whitening kit? Fake Britain on BBC One looks into the world of the counterfeiter and investigates the fake goods and services that flood the British marketplace each year.
Matt Allwright presents Fake Britain and this consumer programme is crammed with advice and tips on how you can prevent against falling victim to fraudsters yourself. This is a growing problem and the show is entertaining as well as an important public service to viewers.
Counterfeit goods can be substandard and often dangerous and with an increasing number of people buying goods over the internet, Matt Allwright reveals the scams and faulty goods finding their way onto the UK market. r042tv
Previous issues have included iphones with chargers that catch fire, fake henna that can scar for life and similar consumer rip offs. Fake Britain also highlights criminal behaviour and services such as false marriages carried out to achieve British citizenship and a website that sells fake backgrounds and supporting documents to criminals.
According to the presenters, Fake Britain is public service BBC One TV programme that no one can afford to miss. Watch Fake Britain now via youriplayer.co.uk and find out the truth behind your great eBay bargain or item bought down the market!
Fake Britain was first shown on BBC One in 2010 and so far has run to four series. The show was first presented by Dominic Littlewood but from 2013, Matt Allwright has taken over the role.
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