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Episode 16

Rip Off Britain, Series 5 Episode 16 of 20

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.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 Sep 2013 09:15

Advice on the cost of borrowing

When taking out a loan you need to make sure that you can afford to pay it back to your lender. Financial Expert Mike Naylor has produced a handy fact sheet to help you work out the cost of borrowing.

Information and Advice from Today's Episode

You can find more information and advice on borrowing and managing you debt in our Guide to Getting a Good Deal.


Role Contributor
PresenterGloria Hunniford
PresenterAngela Rippon
PresenterJulia Somerville
Series ProducerLucy McLennan
Executive ProducerRob Unsworth
Executive ProducerCarla-Maria Lawson

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