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    How to Get Away with Stealing (2011)

    If the fraud industry were its own country, it would have the fifth strongest economy in the world, just ahead of the UK. Come and meet the fraudsters who’re making a killing from the fastest growing crime on Earth. vice Fraud @ Wikipedia More from VICE

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    HSBC The Bank of Tax Cheats (2015)

    Panorama reveals here how Britain’s biggest bank helped some of its wealthiest customers dodge tax. HSBC knew clients were breaking the law – so why didn’t the bank report them and why haven’t the tax evaders been prosecuted? Reporter Richard Bilton tracks down the tax cheats with secrets to hide, and the man who […]

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    Identity Theft: An Educational Documentary (2012)

    Identity theft happens when fraudsters access enough information about someone’s identity (such as their name, date of birth, current or previous addresses) to commit identity fraud. Identity theft can take place whether the fraud victim is alive or deceased. If you’re a victim of identity theft, it can lead to fraud that can have […]

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    Kwame Kilpatrick The Untold Story (2012)

    The documentary gives a timeline of Detroit from the perspective of the people who are simultaneously discussing Coleman Young and Kwame Kilpatrick’s political careers. It begins with an interview from 1990 with then-mayor Coleman A. Young, a political legend and the first black mayor of Detroit from 1974 to 1994. He believed the media […]

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    Las Vegas Hustle (2015)

    From card cheats to armed robbers, criminals across America make a beeline for the Casinos of Las Vegas. To defend themselves casinos have become crime-fighting organizations. Criminals react to casino crackdowns with more inventive means of attack. The casinos need to stay on top. At stake is their very survival. imdb IMDB (unrated)

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    Major Fraud – Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (2001)

    FULL VIDEO of the WWTBAM unaired episode. Charles Ingram cheated his way to 1 million pounds sterling. This full episode is narrated by Martin Bashir. Charles Ingram (born 6 August 1963) is a former British Army major who made headlines worldwide after he was accused of cheating in the game show Who Wants To […]

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    Making a Buck (2001)

    This documentary looks at the fascinating crime of counterfeiting money, focusing on the vulnerability of the paper banknotes of the United States and Britain. The program starts with the story of “John”, a modern-day counterfeiter who Xeroxed U.S. $50 and $100 dollar bills. After a brief discussion of the history of the earliest coins […]

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    Masterminds: Crazy Eddie (2004)

    This documentary details what went on in the Crazy Eddie fraud. Crazy Eddie was an electronics retailing chain that quickly became a success story and went on to raise millions of dollars in an IPO. But the apparent success was all based on a culture of highly questionable, and outright fraudulent and criminal business […]

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    Maxed Out (2006)

    When Hurricane Katrina ravaged America’s Gulf Coast, it laid bare an uncomfortable reality – America is not only far from the world’s wealthiest nation; it is crumbling beneath a staggering burden of individual and government debt. Maxed Out takes us on a journey deep inside the American debt-style, where everything seems okay as long […]

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    Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America (2009)

    Forbes:”If indeed, $50 billion was lost, as apparently Madoff claims, it is the largest such fraud in history, and one that might even shame the conman whose name is attached to this brand of deception. In 1920, Charles Ponzi, an Italian immigrant, began advertising that he could make a 50% return for investors in […]

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    Rogue Trader – The Story of Nick Leeson (1999)

    Ambitious, wide-eyed boy Nick Leeson is determined to rise in the world and be more than a simple bank clerk. When his employers, Barings Bank, offer him the opportunity to go to Jakarta to sort out a problem that nobody else wants, he seizes the opportunity with both hands. In Jakarta he meets and […]

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    Scammers (2015)

    Britain is under siege from scammers who are using technology to rob us blind. They might not use a crowbar or wear a balaclava to break into our homes or steal our lives, but scamming is the “new” burglary and it is out of control. Increasingly crime in the UK involves some form of […]