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Background Briefing
Background Briefing
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Episodes

Notorious 01 | Inside the scam factory

On the outskirts of Dubai there is a secret scam factory, where hundreds of employees smoke, eat, and pretend to... more

06 Jun 2024 · 33 minutes
Introducing... Notorious

There's a saying that every good story needs a bad guy.

04 Jun 2024 · 1 minute
The whistleblowers who stared down threats from Australia's biggest bank

How the Commonwealth Bank tried to stop a royal commission by using dirt files, intimidation, threats and surveillance against whistleblowers and... more

31 May 2024 ·
The whistleblower who believed his employer was covering up an oil spill

Three dead dolphins turn up in an oil spill.

24 May 2024 · 33 minutes
The whistleblower who exposed Australia’s secretive offshore detention system

"Simone" arrived on a remote island to help asylum seekers. But she witnessed something there that convinced her to leak... more

16 May 2024 · 35 minutes
The Whistleblower who brought down Australia's Dr Death

When patients start unexpectedly dying at a regional hospital, nurse Toni Hoffman takes a big risk to blow the whistle on a... more

10 May 2024 · 38 minutes
The whistleblower who captured the nation — and the man who unmasked her as a fraud

Kathy Jackson was once heralded as a revolutionary who shone a bright spotlight on union corruption but she too was... more

02 May 2024 · 30 minutes
The whistleblower who helped catch a paedophile politician

When an electoral officer helps police arrest a popular politician, her life begins to unravel. Her boss would spend more... more

29 Apr 2024 · 32 minutes
The Whistleblowers

What happens when a person blows the whistle on wrongdoing?

26 Apr 2024 ·
A mother's message and the hospital that didn't want to hear it

A woman has lost the ability to speak and is forced to communicate by blinking. From her hospital bed she... more

18 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
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Notorious 01 | Inside the scam factory
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