Genre: Crime, Documentary
Premise: Who can you trust in this day and age? ``Dangerous Persuasions'' focuses on sexual predators, criminal masterminds, false prophets and sociopathic con artists who prey on the minds of innocent people. Using first-person accounts and detailed re-enactments, the hourlong episodes tell engrossing stories of everyday people who were lured into a web of deceit and torn from their path in life, becoming trapped in a cycle of abuse and manipulation instead.
S02, E02 (First Aired: Apr. 22, 2015)
As cult leader Jim Jones becomes increasingly unhinged and despotic, teenagers Vernon and Leslie take desperate measures to escape from Jonestown, Guyana.
S02, E06 (First Aired: May. 20, 2015)
In 1975, Janja Lalich joins the San Francisco-based Democratic Workers Party and soon finds herself caught up in a web of abuse.