Crime Invasion: Britain's New Underworld

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Crime Invasion: Britain's New Underworld
Genre Documentary
Created by Vashca
Presented by Rageh Omaar
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (To date) (list of episodes)
Running time 30 minutes (incl ads)
Original network Virgin 1
Original release 4 October 2007 – Present
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Crime invasion: Britain’s New Underworld is a 10 part is a documentary television programme produced in the United Kingdom by Vashca for the television station Virgin 1.

This documentary series investigates the new organised crime cells that now dominate Britain's underworld, such as the Yardies and Turkish mafia. Each of the gangs featured in the series has its roots in other countries and have been able to successfully establish bases in Britain, from where they now operate.

The documentary also focussed on how the police, customs and other agencies are working to combat these growing crime networks and will include testimonies from victims and gang members.[1]

The Executive Producer is Glenn Barden.


  1. ^ "Virgin 1 to explore UK crime invasion". C21Media. Retrieved 2007-11-08. [dead link]

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