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With one quick click the internet allows people to share information like family photos and professional accomplishments, making it easy to ignore or forget that behind clever screen names and witty captions is a dark digital world with real dangers and risks. In hour-long episodes, "Web of Lies" unravels tragic stories of deception and manipulation triggered by online interactions, from predators lurking behind Facebook profiles to creeps scouring chat rooms for their victims. Re-enactments are buttressed by comments from law enforcement personnel, true-crime experts and psychologists, plus first-person accounts from friends and families of the victims.

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After a woman tries to move on from her open relationship, she unwittingly gets into a war of words with her boyfriend's lover; as the online insults begin to escalate, he takes matters into his own hands with devastating consequences.
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Twenty-four-year-old Jessika Rovell falls for Jeffrey Marsalis' charm and good looks but when she discovers his secret online life as Dr. Jeff, she realizes she's been dating a monster who stalks dating sites.
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Michele Reiter bounces back after a failed marriage and a troubled romance, then she goes missing after agreeing to go on a date with a new friend she has met on Facebook.
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When a computer wizard fails to make the grade as a professional video gamer, he becomes obsessed with achieving internet fame; what starts as an online prank spirals into a new and deadly crime called swatting that chills the nation.
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Three girls meet a flirty and friendly guy online, then his demeanor shifts, and he traps the girls in a vicious game they can't escape.
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When Jasmine Nunez moves to New York, a chance encounter leads to romance, however, her new boyfriend finds her popularity on social media hard to swallow; after she goes missing, her lower-back tattoo plays a key role in the investigation.
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When a young mother plummets into depression, she turns to the internet for comfort, discovering a virtual world of fetishes, fantasies and dark intentions.
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Single mother Lorianna Parker meets good looking Corey Davis online, and she is filled with hope as their friendship blossoms, but when she meets him in the flesh, her dream date turns into a living nightmare.
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Seventeen-year-old adoptee Chelsea Schobert feels out of place at home, then she finds acceptance with Shawn whom she meets online, but as their relationship develops, the whole family is drawn into a devastating series of events.
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A 15-year-old girl accepts a few Facebook friend requests from boys she doesn't know, then she agrees to meet one of them in person and discovers the truth behind their online friendship.
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After a teenage house party spirals out of control, a shocking photo goes viral around the local schools; a vicious campaign of cyber bullying ensues that drives an innocent girl to take desperate action.
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When two teenage girls fall in love, their hedonistic lifestyle is played out on social media for all to see; behind the facade, petty jealousies and insecurities escalate until finally the pressure erupts in a frenzy of shocking violence.
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When a single mother finds her dream man online, she can't believe her luck; however, her quest to meet him soon turns into every mother's worst nightmare; as police scramble to avert tragedy, they discover an elaborate web of lies.
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A young fashion designer and mother of three falls victim to her violent ex-boyfriend's jealousy after her sewing tutorials bring her fame and money.
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A hopeful 12-year-old singer looks for fame online using her webcam, gathering many admirers; she soon falls for a boy who flatters her, but her dream turns into a nightmare after a shocking photo is shared online.
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High school student Brandon Wentzell falls for blonde beauty Clarissa Chistiakov online, but the course of love doesn't run smooth as the past collides with the present, shattering lives.
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When Nikki McPhatter fails to show up for her usual work shift, her friends and family begin to worry and point to her online relationships.
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Twenty-three-year-old Amanda Taylor shares her entire life on the Internet, then a tragedy takes place, and her posts take a dark turn.
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When a beautiful young woman moves to New York City, a chance encounter leads to romance; however, her boyfriend finds her popularity on social media hard to swallow; tragic chain of events unfolds in which her unique tattoo plays a critical role.
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Nicole White vanishes while in the middle of a bitter custody battle; suspicion falls on an online beau until White's husband turns up unexpectedly with a scratched face.
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College freshman Jason Rodriguez finds freedom online when he begins dating several young women who pique his interest, then he turns up dead after agreeing to meet one of them in person.

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