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Undercover: Debt on the Doorstep

The economy is showing few signs of recovery, but one area of business is doing well: door-to-door loans. Panorama investigates the debt business, a world of cash on the doorstep and high interest rates. We go undercover to reveal the tactics of the trade: the real costs of a loan and the techniques which mean that some customers may never clear their debt. And we find victims - the vulnerable and mentally ill, who are sold loans in apparent breach of industry guidelines.

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Oct 2012 20:30

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ReporterRichard Bilton
ReporterRichard Bilton
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