Netflix’s latest true-crime hit follows a group of women trying to track down a dating app user who scammed them out of millions of dollars.
The series estimates that Shimon Hayut (known to his victims as Simon Leviev) has stolen $10 million (£7.4 million) over the years after luring his victims with scams. expensive dating to gain their trust.
Hayut continued to serve a 15-month prison sentence of only five months. He deleted his social media after the series was dropped on Netflix on Wednesday (February 2).
However, on Monday (February 7), Hayut returned to Instagram, where he made posts defending himself and criticizing the women he had scammed.
“If I am a scammer why am I acting on Netflix, I mean they should arrest me while we are still filming. [sic]’ Hayut wrote on Instagram Stories.
“It’s time ladies start telling the truth. If you can’t give them the world, they’ll make you hell [sic]. ”
Hayut later wrote that he would “tell the world” on Friday (February 11), posting: “Say my name #SimonTruth.”
On the show, Hayut is said to have sent pictures of his friend Peter (his supposed bodyguard) with head injuries to all of his victims. He told the women that his “enemies” had found them, using the “attack” as a way to get them to send him more money.
However, on Instagram Stories Hayut wrote: “Peter is okay. Thanks to everyone who asked [on] both inbox and timeline. ”
The Tinder Swindler Now available to stream on Netflix.
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