Season 3 - Episode 35

DESCRIPTION:

The Rooney Family lived on a travellers site in Drinsey Nook, Lincolnshire. They splashed out on plastic surgery, driving top of the range BMW cars, while wearing expensive Rolex watches and designer outfits. They enjoyed luxury holidays to Mexico, Barbados, Egypt and Australia. An aerial shot of the land where they lived, pictured green fields surrounding a collection of single-story red brick homes with a few dilapidated caravans nearby. 

The reasons the Rooneys were able to enjoy the extravagancies they did, lived in those caravans.

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MUSIC: 

Afterimage by Houses of Heaven

Hydra by Huma-Huma

Slow Hammers by The Mini Vandals

Eureka by Huma-Huma

Descent by Houses of Heaven

Reflections by MK2

Dreamer by DivKid

Dark Matter by Chasms

Dusk by DivKid

All music used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

REFERENCES:

BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-40903474

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-41366565

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-43796222

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-44732708

LINCOLNSHIRE LIVE

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/lincoln-news/15-appear-court-lincoln-charged-100122

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/how-police-cracked-modern-slavery-315010

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/eleven-people-convicted-modern-slavery-314159

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/lincoln-news/rooney-victims-found-confused-dishevelled-444076

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/i-thought-were-going-kill-466358

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/lincoln-news/another-rooney-family-member-goes-1332689

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/modern-day-slave-notorious-rooney-1753735

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/medieval-judge-locks-up-9-460470

https://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/news/local-news/a-devoted-grandfather--court-458478

THE GUARDIAN

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/05/judge-cleared-of-making-inappropriate-comments-in-modern-slavery-case

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/12/family-members-lincolnshire-jailed-chilling-slavery-case-rooney

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/30/modern-day-slavery-costs-uk-up-to-43bn-a-year-says-home-office

THE TELEGRAPH

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/11/uk-family-convicted-for-keeping-slaves-for-up-to-18-years/

LINCS FM

https://www.lincsfm.co.uk/news/local-news/twelfth-member-of-rooney-family-sentenced-in-modern-slavery-case/

GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/30/section/45

HULL DAILY MAIL

https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/family-who-picked-up-people-2330752

NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY

http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/crime-threats/human-trafficking

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