Fake Britain: Series 8

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Sociopolitical Documentary hosted by Dominic Littlewood, published by BBC in 2017 - English narration

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Fake Britain: Series 8 Series which reveals the extent of fake goods in the UK and investigates the con men who are trying to get their hands on your money.

[edit] Fake Video Game HDTV x264 AAC

Dominic Littlewood learns about the fake video game merchandise that blinded one young boy and the fake climbing equipment that could have catastrophic results. And the programme follows the authorities as they raid corner shops in search of ingeniously hidden counterfeit cigarettes.

[edit] Fake Fire Resistant Glass HDTV x264 AAC

Dominic looks at the fake fire-resistant glass that was installed in schools, hospitals and churches across the UK and the fake supermarket reward cards that are leaving thousands deceived and disappointed. Officers also reveal the secret tunnels beneath a London high street.

[edit] Fake Pedigree Cats HDTV x264 AAC

Dominic Littlewood looks at the cold callers making fake medical claims to rip off the elderly and vulnerable, the fake pedigree cats that turned out to be ordinary moggies and the fake back protectors putting motorcyclists at risk.

[edit] Fake Postage Stamps HDTV x264 AAC

Featuring the fake postage stamps being sold on high streets, fake toys that could leave children with lethal battery burns, the fake celebrity lip gloss that has horrific contents and the fake receipts deceiving buyers into paying over £400 for counterfeit trainers.

[edit] Fake Flight Tickets HDTV x264AAC

In this episode, the fake food hygiene ratings in the windows of restaurants, cafes and takeaways across the UK, fake phone apps that allow criminals to spy on people and steal personal information, the fake slimming machine that goes up in flames and fake flight tickets leaving Brits stranded and out of pocket.

[edit] Fake Cancer Cure HDTV x264 AAC

The Lorries on Britain's roads with devices that fake their emissions, the fake cancer cure causing life-changing injuries and the children's food bowl that is a danger to health.

[edit] Fake Printer HDTV x264 AAC

Featuring the faker selling homes that didn't exist, fake printer helplines targeting the most vulnerable members of society, fake children's cycle helmets putting lives at risk and the enforcement operation that reveals the latest tricks in the fake tobacco scam.

[edit] Fake Free e Cigarettes HDTV x264 AAC

Featuring a look at the fake Dyson vacuum servicing that ripped off thousands of customers, dangerous fake headtorches that could explode, fake protein shakes that barely contain any protein and fake nicotine-free e-cigarettes that could turn you into an addict.

[edit] Fake Email Scam HDTV x264 AAC

Featuring the fake email scam stealing thousands from kids' football teams, the tricks used by smugglers to get fakes into the country, the fake perfume that is a health hazard and fake free-range bacon.

[edit] Fake Clothing HDTV x264 AAC

This episode features the fake numbing cream that has life-changing consequences, a look at how the UK authorities are cracking down on fake clothing, the dogs' home charity that lost thousands in a fake advertising con and a fake golf equipment business.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: CRF-21 (~1889 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1280 x 720
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9)
  • Audio Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48000Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 44 mins
  • Framerate: 25. Fps
  • Number of Parts: 10
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 600 MB average
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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