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Web of Lies

Season 5 2018

  • 2018-03-13T18:00:00-07:00 on Investigation Discovery
  • 42 mins
  • 7 hours, 0 mins (10 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

In the online world, you never really know who you're talking to. This series reveals stories of deception and homicide triggered by online interactions. From the black widow wives hiding behind alter-egos to jilted lovers stalking their exes, from obsessive lovers enacting their disturbing fantasies to shocking tales of kidnap, violence and deception - each episode follows stories with jaw-dropping twists and turns as the web of lies is revealed.

10 episodes

5x01 With Friends Like These

  • Season Premiere

    2018-03-13T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x02 In Dark Corners

  • 2018-03-20T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

Vulnerable mother Laura Simonson seeks comfort in the online world of sexual bondage and falls prey to a user who goes by the handle, Mr. Handcuffs.

5x03 Dangerous Games

  • 2018-03-27T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x04 California Scheming

  • 2018-04-03T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x05 Partners in Crime

  • 2018-04-17T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x06 Control Alt Delete

  • 2018-04-24T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x07 D Is for Deadly

  • 2018-05-01T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

Dallas teen track star Shania Gray is left traumatized after being raped while babysitting; when a new social media friend offers support, she opens up to him, leading Shania into a trap that ends in tragedy.

5x08 Be Right Back

  • 2018-05-08T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x09 Hunting Ground

  • 2018-05-15T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.

5x10 Swipe Right for Murder

  • 2018-05-22T18:00:00-07:00 — 42 mins

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.