Fraud Squad

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Fraud Squad

A dentist lets her unqualified boyfriend operate on her patients and pocket £120,000, and a man sells dodgy student exemption certificates.

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Series 5
A school mops up taxpayer cash pretending to employ 40 cleaners, a union rep rips off her members and the NHS, and a man is guilty of illegally dumping 14,000 tonnes of waste.
Three brothers with a hospitality empire steal £3 million of taxpayer cash, and a couple claiming disability benefits are filmed walking, lifting and climbing through a window.
A gang evade £3 million in tax by selling illicit petrol, a manager steals from his own taxpayer-funded charity to buy holidays, and a takeaway owner cheats HMRC out of £170,000.
A tax scam nets fraudsters over a million pounds, and a council tenant dishonestly tries to bag a house at a knockdown price.
A couple overcharge the council £400,000 in a care home staffing scam, and a woman claiming benefits because she can’t work has not one but two jobs.
A gang steal £16 million from the taxman by smuggling alcohol into the UK, and a dentist fabricates patients to steal tens of thousands of pounds.
A former Inland Revenue employee steals £7 million from HMRC, and a benefit scrounger fakes single status to max her claims.
A golf pro cheats the public purse out of thousands, a benefits cheat is caught performing as an Elvis impersonator, and a conman invents 188 fake kids to steal nearly £2 million.
A removals boss’s own dashcam films him smuggling two million cigarettes into the UK, and a GP practice manager defrauds the NHS out of £40,000 by falsely claiming for overtime.
Investigators catch a woman faking disability to claim half a million pounds in benefits, and a council worker embezzles £90,000 intended for vulnerable local people.
A trusted clerk parish clerk secretly transfers the entire council budget to himself, and hidden cameras set up under cover of darkness expose a greedy council tenant’s deceit.
Investigators hunt down a school business manager who has embezzled over £200,000, and a couple hide their relationship to pocket more than £100,000 of taxpayers’ cash.
An amateur actress puts on a performance to evade justice for a showstopping £750,000 fraud, and a council worker steals £80,000 to fuel his taste for the high life.
Police pursue security guards suspected of stealing £200,000 of hospital parking fees, and a charity worker brazenly transfers £500,000 of public money to his own bank account.
A conwoman brazenly steals £1 million from the public purse to fund her lavish lifestyle, and police investigate a volunteer suspected of stealing from the local pre-school.
Police foil a criminal gang running a sophisticated £8 million fake transport ticket fraud, and a son shamelessly exploits his dead mother to try to steal a council property.
A supposedly trustworthy local pharmacist doctors prescriptions to earn himself £76,000, and corrupt council workers steal £1 million of public money in a sophisticated inside job.
Investigators unmask the ex-professional footballers behind a £5 million fraud, and a mum steals her daughter’s disability payments to fund a life of luxury.
A council worker splurges £200,000 of public funds on horse riding and holidays, and a man uses a stolen identity to plunder the public purse for almost two decades.