“Send Money Now, My Enemies are After Me” South Africans Gripped by Netflix Doccie The Tinder Swindler

The Tinder Swindler has been trending on South African social media networks as viewers flock to watch the a new true-crime documentary on Netflix. 

The documentary tells the story of Shimon Hayut or Simon Leviev a convicted fraudster born in Israel who filmmakers claim scammed dozens of victims, mainly women, for an estimated $10-million (about R156-million) after matching with them online on Tinder. 

Radio presenter Anele Mdoda is among the thousands of people who have been left shocked by “The Tinder Swindler”.

Mdoda tweeted: “Send money now, MY ENEMIES ARE AFTER ME” 

Interpol eventually nabbed Leviev in Greece and the Israeli police were able to extradite him for fraud, which lead to a charge of 15 months in prison.

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