Netflix has added yet one other intriguing fresh correct form crime doc to its ever-rising roster.
The Tinder Swindler has landed this day (2 February) and centres on Cecilie Fjellhoy, a hopeless romantic who’s looking out for to obtain devour online but finds herself trapped in a single man’s intricate net of deception. Look the trailer under:
The film, which comes from the makers of Don’t Fk with Cats, follows Cecilie, a Norwegian student living in London, on a whirlwind romance with Simon Leviev, a billionaire playboy and self-proclaimed ‘Prince of Diamonds’.
As their relationship progresses, things initiating up to cast off a turn for the more serious, with Cecilie’s fresh beau begging her for money to lead sure of being tracked down by folk it looks out to extinguish him.
In the end, she discovers that Leviev is no longer who he says he is and joins forces with a option of victims to carry him to justice.
The official synopsis reads: “Swipe, swipe, swipe… It’s no longer straightforward to obtain devour online, so when Cecilie matches with a aesthetic billionaire playboy, she will be able to’t moderately possess it when he turns out to be the actual person of her desires.
“Nevertheless desires don’t seem to be reality and by the time she discovers this international businessman isn’t who he says he is, it’s too unhurried. He’s taken her for all the pieces.
“Where this fairytale ends, a revenge thriller begins. Cecilie discovers his a option of targets and once they band collectively, they’re victims no more: THE TINDER SWINDLER meets his match.”
Cecilie became lawful 29 years out of date when she matched with Leviev, directly falling head over heels in devour with him.
Speaking within the film, Cecilie says: “When I first talked with Simon, we directly had a bond.
“It felt devour getting into into a film.”
On the opposite hand, the fairytale rapidly begins to change into a living nightmare, one that left her tens of millions of pounds in debt lawful weeks into their relationship.
Talking to ABC’s Nightline assist in 2019 referring to the moment she realised she had been conned, Cecilie said: “I almost wished to throw up, it became the first time in my existence that I had gotten one of these shock that my body bodily became telling me that, ‘OK your existence is ruined’.”
It turned into out that Leviev became indubitably Shimon Hayut, who had made a career out of embedding himself into the lives of unsuspecting ladies folk and convincing them to half with millions.
He spent years travelling around the field on the speed from the authorities, having been a fugitive of Israel since 2011, wished for a sequence of crimes, alongside with forgery and theft.
Hayut had moreover spent two years in Finnish penal complex for defrauding plenty of girls folk.
As neatly as Cecilie, the film moreover involves testimony from some of Hayut’s a option of victims, Pernilla Sjoholm and Ayleen Charlotte – the latter is speaking out for the first time about her ordeal.
The Tinder Swindler is offered to peer on Netflix now.