Matt Allwright uncovers the secrets of the sophisticated scams that target millions of Britons each year. Matt meets the ordinary people whose lives have been devastated by these scams, and hears how they were cleverly but cruelly manipulated into handing over their cash. Matt goes to see 86-year-old John, who wanted to do his bit for the environment by installing solar panels on his roof. But after handing over thousands of pounds to conmen, John's faith in people has been severely tested. Plus the will-writing conmen who were banged up after stealing from the dead, and the scams you should look out for in your email inbox.
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