This prime time current affairs series investigates major crime and inspiring stories and events that hit the headlines in Australia and beyond. Top features include the inside story of Australia’s biggest con artist, the gripping story of how a group of holidaymakers survived the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia and many more.
Inside Story - Crime
Inside Story - Crime exposes the facts behind murders by family members and lovers, brutal slayings by teenage killers, tales of cheats, con-artists and fraudsters, violent and fatal obsessions, cases of outrageous negligence – all those news items where audiences want to know what really happened. Top features include the inside story of Australia’s biggest con artist, a timid accountant who stole more than $45 million from one of the country’s largest corporations, and went on a wild spending spree. Then there is the case of the jealous obsessed stalker who not only kidnapped and murdered her pretty and popular neighbour after five years of secret plotting, but then set about stealing her victim’s identity in order to become her. Not to mention the 16 year old American horror movie fans whose slasher video captured everything, from planning the murder in the school library to their adrenaline-fuelled get-away after the killing.
Inside Story - Human Interest
Inside Story - Human Interest profiles the courageous and the inspiring - remarkable Australians with extraordinary stories to tell. Top features include a compelling and emotional insight to a teenage girl's struggle to overcome anorexia, the gripping story of how a group of holidaymakers survived the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia and the heartwarming story of John Coutis, born with only half a body, he's become an inspiration to millions worldwide.