Real Stories: The Lottery Liar

Check out our new website for more incredible documentaries: HD and ad-free. goo.gl/LwMcmY The bizarre story of how painter and decorator Howard Walmsley deceived his wife, family, friends – and bank manager – into believing he had won an £8.9 million jackpot on the National Lottery; in order to save …

Real Stories: A Mother’s Love

Check out our new website for more incredible documentaries: HD and ad-free. goo.gl/LwMcmY This disturbing film tells the inside story of a mother, Terri Milbrandt, who pretended her daughter had cancer and appealed to her close- knit community for help to pay the medical bills. Seven-year-old Hannah had her head …

The Fifth Estate: David Reiner – Disappearing Act

Over the years at the fifth estate, we’ve chronicled our fair share of misdeeds, chased our fair share of scoundrels and con-men. Here’s one that stands out for us. Back in 2008, Hana Gartner followed shady bookkeeper David Reiner from Toronto to Uganda. Reiner had vanished after stealing almost a …

Origin of AIDS

Origin of AIDS: The Polio Vaccine (CBC ‘Witness’, 2004) On April 12, 1955 Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine was first licensed for public use in the U.S. In the years afterwards 90 million Americans were vaccinated in the largest mass vaccination campaign ever. Polio virtually disappeared from the continent and Jonas …

How to Get Away with Stealing

Learn how easy it is to make fake passports and scam the rich into trusting you with thousands of dollars. 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 …