Episode 16

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Rip Off Britain, Series 5 Episode 16 of 20

Duration: 45 minutes

Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford battle on behalf of viewers who feel they have had a raw deal, in this episode meeting people pursued by one of the biggest names in the business for debts they never took out. Why was it so easy for fraudsters to use their details to get hold of cash?

Plus, the payday loan industry is put on the spot over why they do not always stick to the rules, cheaper alternatives to payday borrowing are revealed, and the team investigate why a company promising to help people in debt has sometimes only made things worse.


Gloria Hunniford
Angela Rippon
Julia Somerville
Series Producer
Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer
Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer
Carla-Maria Lawson


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