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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 December 2011

Manchester and Salford form the national warehousing and distribution centre for the UK counterfeit racket, according to trade standards officers. The industry says the enforcement agencies are struggling against the sophistication of some of the criminal gangs now involved in the fakes industry, and the Government says counterfeiting costs the UK economy £1.3 billion. Plus, we hear from motorists who've been landed with hefty bills after reporting they'd spilt oil on the road. One recieved an invoice for £1,000 which included a charge of more than £100 for a bag of sand!


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