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'Worthless' ticket guarantee; booking plane seats; parking charge victory

How a tout sold thousands of fake tickets through major ticket websites, and the shopping coupons still popular despite the digital age. Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.

We have a special report on the 'trusted seller' programmes quietly operated by the world's biggest secondary ticket websites. It's after one tout with trusted status fleeced THEM and left thousands of people with fake tickets.

The little shopping coupons still popular despite the digital age....

And how to sit where you want on a plane without paying over the odds.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Jon Douglas.

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55 minutes

Chapters

  • Nuisance Calls

    Time may be running out for companies that make unwanted marketing calls.

    Duration: 04:07

  • Wonga v’s Welby

    The Church of England plans to force Wonga out of business by competing against it.

    Duration: 05:21

  • Parking Charges

    High Court finds it is unlawful for local authorities to use parking to raise revenue.

    Duration: 05:59

  • Shopping Coupons

    The shopping coupons are still popular despite the digital age

    Duration: 04:01

  • Blankees

    Why do people cherish blankees, and how can you get someone to part with one….

    Duration: 06:50

  • Ticket Fraud

    How a tout sold thousands of fake tickets through major ticket websites

    Duration: 12:30

  • Booking Plane Seats

    When you’re flying, how can you make sure you don’t waste money?

    Duration: 03:20

  • Games Fees

    How big bills are still being racked up by children playing free-to-download games

    Duration: 05:52

  • Network Rail

    The head of Network Rail has said that he’s going to resign next year.

    Duration: 03:32

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