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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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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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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 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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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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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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Bursting with confidence after losing 200 pounds, a newly single 33-year-old woman spends her time flirting with men online, then she fails to turn up for work one day.
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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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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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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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Firefighter Sam Dreher and his wife, Danielle, are the perfect couple until their hopes of happiness are dashed and their marriage fails; Sam falls in love with another woman, triggering a chain of events that spirals out of control.
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When 14-year-old Alicia DeBolt goes missing, a helpful neighbor points the finger at an older teenager; then, police discover a string of text messages on DeBolt's cell phone and close in on a suspect whose obsession with the teenager led to murder.
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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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Mail-order bride Anastasia Solovieva leaves her home in Kyrgyzstan to marry Indle King, but he isn't the man she thought he was, instead turning her American dream into a nightmare.
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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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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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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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Fifty-year-old Beverly Carter is an Internet-savvy real estate agent who disappears after agreeing to meet a prospective home buyer at a remote location.
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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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Lonely musician Ray Merrill meets a Brazilian woman through an online dating site, then money goes missing as their romance heats up.
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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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