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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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Sixteen-year-old Angela Allen meets a man online, exchanges text messages with him and agrees to rendezvous with him in person, after which she is never seen alive again.
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An aspiring boxer leaves in the middle of the night to meet an attractive young woman who contacted him on Facebook, then he is found dead in his car the next day, and his murder reveals a family secret kept hidden for more than 30 years.
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A 28-year-old man becomes incensed after being deceived by an online prankster, and he seeks revenge against the only person he can think of -- the young woman in the pictures.
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When Ashley Pegram goes missing after meeting a man through a dating app, the race to find her focuses on her internet admirer; detectives soon discover she is caught up in a nightmarish trap set by an online predator with murder on his mind.
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When Grace's father discourages her from meeting online beau Robert in person, the two star-crossed teenagers hatch a plot that will change their lives forever.
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Chris Coleman begins to receive threatening emails after taking a job as security chief at a Christian ministry, then his wife and two sons are found strangled to death, and police must trace the emails back to their source to find a killer.
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A sociopath preys on vulnerable women.
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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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Lonely retiree Alex Strategos finds comfort in the arms of a 69-year-old woman whom he met online, then he begins suffering from a wave of unexplained illnesses.
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Fifteen-year-old Audrie Pott has no recollection of what happened at a friend's house party, then lewd photographs of her are shared through text messages, turning her world upside down and pushing her to the edge.
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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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After moving to the idyllic town of Gulfport, Fla., Candy Williams meets a handsome stranger at the beach, but her storybook romance turns into a real-life nightmare as his past comes to light.
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Texas A&M University professor Dr. James Aune's life goes into free fall when a secret online relationship threatens to come to light.
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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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Barry Hornstein accidentally detonates a pipe bomb in his driveway, which commences an online terror campaign against his 17-year-old son, Jack.
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In Missouri, tragedy ensues when 13-year-old Megan Meier falls in love with a teenager she has met online.
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Police use George Weber's on-line activity to help capture his killer.
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A woman adopts a 6-year-old child through an online re-homing forum; she's soon inspired to help re-home other children but is horrified to discover that two of them may have fallen into the clutches of a child abuser.
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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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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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Radio disc jockey Alan Lee Lama moves more than a thousand miles to be with a woman he met online, then her best friend gets involved, ensnaring Lama in a bizarre love triangle.

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