Dispatches goes undercover to investigate the private companies issuing more than 2.5 million parking tickets a year.
Secrets of the Parking Wardens.
Wherever you park they are waiting to pounce. Whether you're out to do some shopping or grabbing a burger, catching a train or visiting a hospital, the private parking industry is watching how you park. Thanks to new camera technology and a change in the law, it's an industry that is booming. Since 2007 the number of parking tickets issued by private companies has grown five-fold to more than 2.5 million a year. But as the parking firms rake in the money, complaints against the industry have soared. Dispatches goes undercover to investigate the secrets of this new parking scandal.
The Parking Prankster