New Netflix docuseries could be your next true crime obsession 7 months ago

New Netflix docuseries could be your next true crime obsession

The series will arrive on the streamer very soon.

Last year, Netflix revealed details of a number of documentaries that would arrive on the streaming giant in 2022 as part of efforts to cement itself as the home of true crime content.

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Among these titles was The Puppet Master: Hunting The Ultimate Conman, a new series telling the story of British conman Robert Hendy-Freegard.

Now, the streamer has unveiled a first trailer and a release date for the documentary, which will land on the platform later this month.

The plot synopsis from Netflix reads:

"This three-part series tells the jaw-dropping story of one of the world's most audacious conmen who was convicted in 2005 for stealing fortunes and destroying multiple lives.

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"But now, in an incredible twist, the story reaches into the present day, with a desperate family who fear for their mother's safety."

The show is billed as coming from the filmmakers behind popular documentaries Don't F**k with Cats and The Imposter which means it could be a must-watch for true crime obsessives.

Comprising of three episodes, The Puppet Master will be released on Netflix on 18 January.

You can check out a trailer for the docuseries below.

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Clip via Netflix