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The Business of Online Dating

Behind the scenes of the multi-billion pound internet dating industry, and why stolen documents have forced a massive reissue of car logbooks. Presented by Winifred Robinson.

Behind the scenes of the internet dating industry which is now worth billions of pounds worldwide. Stolen documents force a massive reissue of car logbooks and more people are taking out short- term high interest loans - a valuable part of the credit industry or do they just create more debt.?

Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Jon Douglas.

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57 minutes

Chapters

  • Payday loans

    Why are more people getting into financial trouble with high interest, short term "payday loans"?

    Duration: 08:42

  • Stolen DVLA documents

    The theft of thousands of blank car registration documents is ending up costing the taxpayer six million pounds as every vehicle document is replaced.

    Duration: 07:40

  • Groupon

    The discount voucher website Groupon has broken the advertising standards code again

    Duration: 03:29

  • Energy Scam

    Hundreds of people have been talked into buying a £99 plug supposed to save them 40% on their energy bills. But Trading Standards officers say it does not work and is potentially dangerous.

    Duration: 08:41

  • The Business of Online Dating

    A behind-the-scenes look at the internet dating industry which is now worth billions of pounds worldwide each year.

    Duration: 13:13

  • Christmas Markets

    Christmas Markets are now in full swing across the UK but do they help pull in the crowds or are they diverting spending from normal shops?

    Duration: 11:25

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