We are living in the age of the internet, a lot of youngsters also use different types of dating apps such as tinder, bumble,better-half or many others.
But just imagine if your date turned into your worst nightmare ever, Imagine if it’s true, actually it is.
Here I’m talking about the most recently released real crime thriller The Tinder Swindler which is based on the true story of a con man Shimon Leviev.
The film tells the story of three women who got cheated by a fraud man.
At the beginning of the film we see, there’s a girl named Cecilie was swiping on tinder, she is shy but expresses herself as a tinder expert as she matched over 1000 people on the app.
So one day while swiping on the app, she found a match, Simon Levine. his profile seemed like he was advertising his wealth and luxurious lifestyle, she googled him to get assured.
One day they decided to meet for coffee, where he introduced himself as the son of lev revive, a diamond merchant, and offered her to get join his business trip to Bulgaria.
Cecilie enjoyed his company, he used to take her to expensive dinners, made her feel like a queen as he provided her almost all the luxuries, she has completely fallen in love with him.
One day suddenly he asked for money from Cecilie, this is the exact point where you and I can notice that there’s something wrong but Cecilie couldn’t. he said that his enemies are after him and he can’t use his credit cards. But soon the truth revealed, she found that the man whose she had fallen for, is actually a con.
He didn’t cheat her but also a dozen of European women too, and steel estimated 10million dollars from them.
For her, Simon was a prince charming but actually, he was a career criminal.
The film is directed by felicity morrice and is based on the true story of a con man Shimon Hayut from Israel.
He traps the girls on tinder who were looking for a prince charming and ended up falling for fraud.