The convicted scammer is looking for a spot on Dancing With The Stars and even wants to create a dating show of his own after becoming famous for all the wrong reasons amid the allegation. he cheated a string of women out of £7 million
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Simon Leviev – aka Shimon Hayut aka Tinder Scammer – has set himself up as an LA-based agent and is hoping to disrupt Hollywood.
31 years old is the subject of a shocking Netflix documentary which saw a trio of women claiming they had been scammed out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by scammers – while the numbers turned into the millions as claims from a range of other victims were reviewed .
He was jailed in 2015 for fraud and is wanted in several countries around the world for several fraud charges – despite he tried to deny he was a scammer.
But now Simon has his eye on Hollywood and has been signed with talent agent Gina Rodriguez, who runs a company called Gitoni and has other clients including Mama June and is said to want to appear on Dancing With The Stars.
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“He sees it as an opportunity to use that fame and Gina is the right person to guide him on that journey.
“He would love to have a big, flashy show like Dancing With The Stars.”
Simon previously tried to deny the allegations against him in the shocking Netflix documentary, saying: “I’m not a scammer and I’m not a fake. People don’t know me – so they can’t judge me”.
While Gina herself has hinted that she has indeed decided to take down the convicted fraudster.
She said in a Instagram The post was released on Thursday: “I watched the Netflix show Tinder Swindler and it felt incomplete because we never heard from the other side.
“The story seems very biased and I cannot give an opinion instead I have more questions and I am a woman. This is why I contacted @just_simon_leviev. ”
She added: “There are always two sides. Like it or hate it, I want to hear from him.”
Last week, TMZ reported that Simon was hatching the idea of a dating show as he was trying to reinvent himself as an entertainment business mogul.
They report: “Simon’s idea of a potential dating program that includes women competing for his love … and he is interested in sharing the dos and don’ts of dating on a potential podcast.”
While their report also added: “Simon is claiming that the Netflix show got him all wrong and that he is looking to have his name removed.”
In the documentary, three female victims explain how he allegedly defrauded them of thousands of pounds.
One victim, Cecilie Fjellhøy, claimed she dated him on Tinder and agreed to fly with him on a trip to a five-star overseas hotel after an hour-long date. .
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Later, she fell in love with him as they went out to dinner and strolled around fancy restaurants – all of which seemed to be sponsored by other women being scammed by Simon; who claims to be the son of a billionaire.
The scammer then claimed he was being watched by ‘enemies’ who could turn violent and desperately turned to his bad matches, including Cecilie, for financial support – only to disappear without ever returning the tens of thousands he convinced them to hand over.
It is estimated he defrauded several women out of $10m (£7.4m) between 2017 and 2019.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/tinder-swindlers-simon-leviev-lands-26280225 Tinder Swindler's Simon Leviev lands LA agent and is planning to destroy Hollywood