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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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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 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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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 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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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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Brilliant teenager Breck Bednar has a passion for computers and online gaming, then he becomes ensnared by a young man who engages him in a deadly game.
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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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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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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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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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U.S. Army veteran Maribel Ramos disappears after arranging to meet an online admirer, leaving her family and friends desperate for answers; detectives uncover a twisted tale of jealousy and rage during the investigation into her disappearance.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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