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Scams on Netflix

Scams are everywhere these days and here are 2 trending Netflix shows based on true events that have viewers obsessed about scammers and con artists.

Inventing Anna

February 2022 | 18+  | 1 Season |

 

 

 

 

This February Inventing Anna began airing on Netflix. The drama series has a journalist chasing down the story of 25 year old Anna Delvey, who convinced New York’s elite she was a German heiress and came close to swindling New York banks and high society out of millions of dollars.

Between 2013 and 2017, Anna Delvey (Anna Sorokin in real life) scammed her way across New York as a fake German heiress. She wore designer clothing, stayed at boutique hotels, and had dinners at expensive restaurants. She managed to swindle tens of thousands of dollars from friends to banks.  And she came so close to conning financial institutions into giving her $40million to fund her exclusive social club project, the Anna Delvey Foundation.  But soon after things began to unravel for Anna.

 

The Tinder Swindler

February 2022 | 18+  | 1 Season

 

This British true crime documentary follows the story of Simon Leviev, an Israeli con-artist who posed as the son of the “king of diamonds” Lev Leviev, a famed Russian-Israeli diamond oligarch in order to woo young women on the dating app Tinder and seduce them with travel by private jet, luxury hotels and expensive dinners.

Thereafter he manages to swindle them for millions and pay for his luxurious lifestyle.  This is the true story of  Cecilie Fjellhøy, Pernilla Sjöholm and Ayleen Charlotte, their heartbreak and financial ruin thereafter—just three of Simon Leviev’s many victims across Europe.

 

 

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Imagene Bar Opens, Overlooking the City

Enjoying some down time with a cocktail drink in hand among friends and a great view of the cityscape doesn’t get any better at the newly opened Imagene Bar. If you’ve been meaning to find the right after-hours place, then head no further than Imagene Bar – a cozy enclave tucked along the hill-side of Nivel Hills on Cebu Veterans Drive.

On the menu you’ll find over 60 drinks and cocktails as well as some delectable Bar Chow put together by Imagene Bar founder Eugene Dy who’s been serving up bottled cocktails online with a mobile event bar after a stint at the Spago in Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

Imagene Bar accommodates up to 80 guests and is open Tuesdays to Sundays. Bar hours are from 5pm to 2am but it’s best to make reservations on weekends.

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