Defenders UK

April 2022

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 10

3.0 4 x
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency investigates a £1.5 million collision involving a party boat on the Thames. Trading standards officers put a stop to a medical scam that could put lives at risk.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 9

3.0 2 x
Investigators investigate a fatal road traffic collision and get justice for a vicar who was tricked into paying tens of thousands of pounds to a cowboy builder.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 8

3.0 6 x
The Environment Agency responds to a major incident after canisters containing mustard gas are dumped in a lake. The race is on to find the canisters before they affect the water supply.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 7

3.0 3 x
Health and safety officers investigate the tragic death of a five-year-old at a children’s playground, and trading standards investigators crack down on traders selling substandard face masks.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 6

4.0 4 x
Maidstone Borough Council are determined to track down a BMW driver caught on camera dumping bags of rubbish in a lay-by that’s become a fly-tipping hotspot.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 5

4.0 4 x
A task force discovers text messages and videos in which a gang of cruel conmen mock their victims, many of whom are elderly and vulnerable.
March 2022

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 4

3.0 5 x
Police investigate a cruel new scam targeting the elderly, and investigators prosecute an estate agent for failing to tell buyers their new flat was a fire risk.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 3

3.0 4 x
Investigators take action against a cowboy builder who conned several customers out of tens of thousands of pounds. His work was so bad, he was dubbed the worst builder in Wales.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 2

4.0 2 x
Investigators crack down on a company fitting vehicles with special devices that are supposed to reduce toxic fumes. In fact the devices are fake and completely worthless.

Series 4 (Shortened Versions): Episode 1

3.0 4 x
Trading standards officers investigate a driving school that left hundreds of learner drivers out of pocket, and a specialist police unit closes in on Covid fraudsters.
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