On Monday Four Corners reveals the dubious tactics being used by some in the funeral industry, from price gouging and unethical conduct, to the questionable treatment of bodies.

"These people aren't meat. They can't just be shipped around because it's convenient." Funeral director

Four Corners takes you behind the scenes of this billion-dollar industry where the problems can begin from the moment of death with an unseemly tug of war over who gets the contract to take a body.

After Death, reported by Stephanie March, goes to air on Monday 23rd Sept at 8.30pm. It is replayed on Tuesday 24th at 1.00pm and Wednesday 25th at 11.20pm. It can also be seen on ABC NEWS channel on Saturday at 8.10pm AEST, ABC iview and at abc.net.au/4corners.

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