Jilted Lovers Unite to Confront Cheating Man on Tape

PHOTO: Nicola Hillary, right, was part of a group of women who confronted Simon Reid for alleged infidelity.
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Andie Nash first encountered Englishman Simon Reid when a friend sent her his online dating profile.

"He was a nice looking guy, forty-two years old," Nash recalled. "He was into travel, and his profile handle was 'loving a full life.'"

How full that life would turn out to be would shock the trusting Nash.

Things progressed quickly in their relationship. By their second date, Nash says Reid wrote her a letter professing his love.

"I feel like going against all convention and all common sense, and just stating how I really feel, which is that I love you," Nash said Reid wrote to her.

After eight weeks of seeing each other several times a week, her new boyfriend vanished.

For three days, Andie frantically called and texted Reid's cell phone. Then she got a call from a woman claiming to be Simon Reid's wife. It seemed she was looking for him, too.

Devastated by Reid's betrayal, Nash took to her blog, "Andiepants" to vent her frustration and warn other women of Reid's cheating ways. The posting went up in August 2008 and about a year later Nash heard from a woman in England named Jo Ward who said she had also been wined, dined and dumped by Reid. Unfortunately, she had also given him money -- somewhere in the neighborhood of $25,000.

Nash commiserated with Ward but wasn't sure how she could help. That was until she heard from another former girlfriend of Reid's named Nicola Hillary who had been searching the Internet for Reid's name. "And up popped Andie's blog," Hillary said , "And I nearly fell on the floor. She was calling him the anti-Christ, and I was like, "Oh my God!"

Nash connected Reid's two jilted lovers, who in turn discovered two additional women including one who was still dating Reid when they broke the news to her about his serial cheating. That's when all the women hatched a plot to confront Simon Reid in person and on camera.

"I think we all wanted to confront him and say, 'Why?'" Ward explained.

The four women gathered at the home of Laura Buckingham whom Reid was seeing in the summer of 2010. She had invited him over for dinner, but when he arrived Reid was ambushed by Hillary, Ward, Buckingham and a fourth ex-girlfriend who didn't wish to be identified. For two hours they confronted him about his cheating ways and he admitted to deceiving them and also to being a compulsive liar.

"I don't really know what the truth is for me anymore." confessed Reid on the videotape. "I know it's wrong when I'm doing it. I just don't seem to stop myself."

By the end of the marathon grilling session, Reid realized that his actions were not only hurtful but also illegal.

"I defrauded you out of this money," Reid admitted to Ward and then asked, "Are the police coming?"

The police did come and Reid was arrested for fraud. He is now serving 30 months in prison in England.

As for the women he cheated on, they have moved on but Andie Nash has a suggestion for any woman who meets Reid once he's out of jail.

"Run for the hills," advised Nash. "Run far, run fast."

Watch the full story on the latest episode of "20/20" online.

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