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Inside Britain's Black Market: Who's Selling Fake Stuff – BBC1

Inside Britain's Black Market
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Livvy Haydock investigates the people flooding the UK with fake clothes, bags and pills, in new one-off documentary, Inside Britain's Black Market

Livvy Haydock investigates the people flooding the UK with fake clothes, bags and pills, in new one-off documentary, Inside Britain's Black Market

…Who’s Selling Fake Stuff? Asks Livvy Haydock

The trading of counterfeit goods in the UK is worth a staggering £9.3 billion a year, providing fake versions of high-end products for a fraction of the cost of the real thing.

But it’s not just about buying cut-price copies of designer trainers and handbags. The black market also makes cheap drugs, steroids and fat-burning pills available to our youngsters.

With incredible access to the people who are making, selling and buying in black market Britain, this one-off documentary reveals the scale of the market and how easy it is to buy knock-off goods…

Please note this programme airs at 11.40pm in Wales and 11.45pm in Scotland.

TV Times rating: ***

Inside Britain's Black Market

Livvy Haydock reports (Image credit: Joe Casey)