Episode 3

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Saints and Scroungers, Series 4 Episode 3 of 20

Duration: 44 minutes

When a new father was dumped by his wife and left holding their newborn baby, his local council Thurrock was there to give him a helping hand with benefits. But all was not as it seemed, as fraud investigators soon discovered.

And we meet Christian, a young person who, after leaving school into a recession, struggled to find paid work. After his original apprenticeship fell through, Christian faced the prospect of signing on.


Matt Allwright
Series Producer
Sarah Rest
Executive Producer
Matthew Gordon


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