Netflix‘s new documentary’s The Tinder Swindler main act, Shimon Hayut who also goes by the name, Simon Levie has deleted his Instagram page following his own reaction to the film.
Hayut was previously jailed in Israel over travelling with a fake passport, though was released five months into a 15-month sentence on good behaviour.
The popular doc, which was released last week on the streaming platform, follows the story of a group of women who were conned out of millions of dollars by a user on a dating app to fund his lifestyle.
Shimon Hayut was estimated to have stolen $10million (£7.4million) from a number of victims, going under the alias of Simon Leviev and gaining trust under the premise of expensive dates.
He recently posted a message on his Instagram account, before deleting it, writing: “Thank you for all your support.
“I will share my side of the story in the next few days when I have sorted out the best and most respectful way to tell it, both to the involved parties and myself. Until then, please keep an open mind and heart.”