The ‘Tinder Swindler’ accused of
duping women out of $10 million falls for Instagram scam
. Shimon Hayut, also known as Simon Leviev, The Twinder Swindler, in Athens, Greece on July 2, 2019. Shimon Heyada Hayut, more famously known as Simon Leviev, The Tinder Swindler, has reportedly lost $7,000 in a scam.
How did Simon Leviev make money?
Leviev, born Shimon Hayut, was
made famous by the Netflix documentary, which accused him of conning women, through dating app Tinder
, into giving him great sums of money after he had shown them a part of his high-flying lifestyle.
What does Simon Leviev do now?
Currently 31 years old, Simon Leviev
lives as a free man in Israel and is currently dating Israeli model Kate Konlin
, according to Instagram stories shown in The Tinder Swindler. Before the documentary premiered, his account was active with nearly 100,000 followers, although it was set to private.
Was Simon Leviev caught?
Leviev was arrested in Greece in 2019 after trying to use a fake passport
. He was extradited back to his home country of Israel and sentenced to 15 months in prison after being convicted on four counts of fraud. He was released in May 2020 after serving only five months.
Does Simon Leviev have a child?
Leviev does not have any children
. The reason why people think he does, was because it is reported in Netflix’s Tinder Swindler that he told one of the women he conned that he had a child..
Though Leviev was still on Tinder when the documentary was released,
the dating app has since banned him from the platform
. « We have conducted internal investigations and can confirm Simon Leviev is no longer active on Tinder under any of his known aliases, » Tinder said in a statement to Variety.
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