Series 1

Dominic Littlewood follows fraud officers as they bust the benefits thieves stealing millions of pounds every year, while charities and councils track down people who actually deserve government help

  • Saul

    15/15 The team go undercover in Liverpool to bust car boot sale benefit cheats.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2009

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  • Care and Repair

    14/15 The team bust a scrounger claiming to be a pauper who turned out to be a millionaire.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2009

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  • Barker

    13/15 The story of two benefit cheats raking in a fortune from the internet while on benefits.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2009

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  • Buckett

    12/15 Featuring the boxing promoters who funded a luxury lifestyle by defrauding 40,000 pounds.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2009

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  • Hutchinson

    11/15 Featuring the case of two pensioners who stole 1.8 million pounds.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2009

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5/15 Investigators reveal how an 81-year-old granny ran a 20-year-long housing benefit scam.

Fri 5 Aug 2011 11:45 BBC One

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