Netflix is going big on the true crime genre, and the latest offering it has is Dirty John, a web series about a woman who’s conned in love. The series is based on the podcast of the same name, that tells the story of John Meehan, a con artist who fooled a rich woman, Debra Newell, who he met via an Internet dating site. The series stars Eric Bana, Connie Britton, Juno Temple, Julia Garner, and others. It is created by Alexandra Cunningham.
John Meehan was well known as a con artist and was finally killed by the daughter of his victim, Debra Newell. The incident sparked controversy and since then, has been a wake-up call to women who decide to find love online.