Confessions of a Teenage Fraudster Premiere (BBC Scotland, Tuesday, 4 June 2024)

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The first episode of Confessions of a Teenage Fraudster, airing on BBC Scotland on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, at 10.00 p.m., digs into the story of one of the UK’s most notorious credit card fraudsters, whose criminal activities began at just 16 years old. While his peers were preoccupied with fake IDs for nightlife, he initiated his five-year crime spree, defrauding unsuspecting cardholders from his unassuming call centre desk job.

This episode explores the beginnings of his fraudulent endeavours and how they paved the way for a life of luxury, including wealth and first-class travel. However, this glamorous facade conceals a darker reality filled with danger and dire consequences. It’s not too long before the far-reaching implications of his actions and the fine line between a promising future and a life of crime starts to hit home.

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Confessions of a Teenage Fraudster kicks off a three-part series that looks into the mind of this young fraudster, offering insights into the motivations, methods, and impact of his crimes.

Confessions of a Teenage Fraudster, Series 1 Episode 1 airs on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, at 10.00 p.m. on BBC Scotland.

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