Tinder Swindler’s victims launch GoFundMe page

Netflix movie, Tinder Swindler, exposed the dark side of popular dating app, Tinder.

A conman, Simon Levieve, was presented in the documentary to have swindled women huge sums of money while pretending to be a diamond merchant who travelled around the globe.

His modus operandi involves spending one woman’s money to impress another like a Ponzi scheme.

Three of the victims who spoke up in the Netflix documentary were left penniless and in debt after the scam in which the conman would call them to fake, he was in danger and needed their help with the promise of refunding them all money spent.

Tinder Swindler Simon Leviev enjoyed a luxury lifestyle paid for by his victims – and they want it back. Credit: Instagram

He made them use their credit cards to book flights and also made some of them bring cash over to him.

Afterwards, Simon Levieve, would send them a fake check with figures higher than the amount owed them.

Cecilie Fjellhøy and the conman. Credit: Cecilie Fjellhøy

When they discover that the check is fake and that he is a scammer, Simon Levieve would resort to threats.

Simon Levieve

In a video shared on Instagram announcing their mission, user experience designer Cecilie thanked viewers for their support and future contributions.

The team has raised £18,123 the last time NewsWireNGR checked.

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