Faking It: Tears of a Crime (2017)


Genre: Documentary , Crime , News

Plot: These criminals not only thought they'd got away with it, but used the national press and media to portray themselves as grieving victims. Whether thrust into the limelight or fame hungry attention seekers, they all shared one thing: their public deception led to their demise. The signs were in front of us, but how do you spot a criminal? In this exclusive ID series, a crack team of three experts - body language, voice and psychology - analyse iconic TV appeals by those who claimed to be grief stricken but turned out to be the perpetrators. By dissecting the lies of these crying criminals frame-by-frame they will reveal the fascinating physiological ‘tells’ and tell-tale signs that ultimately unraveled their deception and led to their capture and incarceration. Read More



Episode 6: Aram Kurd
Episode 5: Neil Entwistle
Episode 4: Christopher Halliwell
Episode 3: Carl Beech
Episode 2: Jeremy Bamber
Episode 1: The Grenfell Conman
Episode 9: Justin Barber
Episode 8: Nathan Matthews & Shauna Hoare
Episode 7: Ben Butler & Jennie Gray
Episode 6: Michael Lane
Episode 4: Harold Shipman
Episode 1: Karen Matthews & Stuart Hazell