Netflix’s ‘The Tinder Swindler’ has been trending on Social media and many people have been asking; ‘Is The Tinder Swindler A Real Story?’ and if you’ve watched the documentary on the streaming website, you would understand.
So the answer to the question; “Is The Tinder Swindler A Real Story?”
Yes, it’s a true story and the events that unfolded in the crime documentary happened in real life and none of it has been made up.
The documentary tells a true story of a man called Simon Hayut who changed his name to Simon Leviev and scammed innocent women he met on popular dating app Tinder out of their millions.
Since the documentary was launched on the giant movie streaming service, Netflix it has caused a stir with several people in shock as to how a person could be so wicked towards innocent women.
How Can I Watch the Tinder Swindler.
If you want to watch Tinder Swindler, you would need to have a Netflix account to do so. As as now it’s only officially available on Netflix so that’s where you can easily watch it.
What Is Simon Leviev real name?
Simon Leviev is not the real name of the man at the centre of the scandal-laden documentary. His real name is Simon Heyada Hayut but he changed his name to Leviev just so he can pretend to be the son of the Israeli diamond tycoon Lev Leviev.
So Simon Leviev is in no way related to the real Leviev and has assumed several names after he fled Israel in 2011 for several other crimes he committed in his 20s before moving to Finland where he started his new fraud scheme which ended up in the documentary “Tinder Swindler”
Tinder Swindler Cast
There are 3 main women who were all swindled by Simone Leviev although there are several other women who have been scammed too by him, only these three women Pernilla Sjöholm, Cecilie Fjellhøy, and Ayleen Charlotte agreed to feature in the crime documentary to tell their stories.
Where Is Simone Leviev Now?
After the documentary was released on Netflix, everyone has been asking where he is now, as he was not made to serve his full sentence. While some say he’s in Israel, others believe that he’s hiding in an African country, Nigeria, and enjoying the money.
There are not enough details on his exact whereabouts at the time of publishing this post.