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The Billion Dollar Scam

The billion-dollar scam: How companies used Premier League sponsorship to target unsuspecting football fans.
Investigative reporter Simona Weinglass leads a #BBCEye investigation into a criminal network, believed to have scammed more than a billion dollars from victims across the globe.

The organisation sponsored a top-tier football club to promote its online trading platform, promising investors the chance of astonishing returns. But what lies behind the claims?

The search – from a mansion in London, to a forest in Scandinavia and a call centre in Georgia – reveals a web of deceit.

We hear from victims, undercover agents and police, in a bid to track down who’s in charge.
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