Anna Sorokin, a German woman who was considered to be the heir to a great fortune and attended a New York City party for years, has been released from prison. Sorokin was the year 2019 sentenced to prison for extensive theft after more than cheating 308 a thousand US dollars, about ISK million, from out of banks and luxury hotels.
Sorokin was for a time active in the social life of the fine people of New York, where she went by the name Anna Delvey. For several years she betrayed money from friends and companies, but she had originally moved to New York in the hope of opening a cultural club.
At the age of sixteen, she had moved from Russia to Germany to pursue studied at school but left shortly afterwards and moved to Paris. From there, the road led to New York, where the fraud began.
Sorokin was released from prison yesterday, according to a BBC report . she could now face deportation and be sent back to Germany.
After the fraud was discovered, Sorokin said in an interview with the New York Times that she did not regret anything. Despite profiting from the scam, the fraud was not about money but about power.
A few months ago, Sorokin apologized for her actions when she appeared before a committee ruling on the possibility of prisoners being held on probation.
Sorokin lied at the time that she owned 061 millions of US dollars in European funds and managed to maintain an expensive lifestyle – lived in an expensive hotel in New York and ate in expensive restaurants. Among other things, she managed to get about 81 a thousand dollar bank overdrafts by submitting forged documents about their “assets” in Europe.
Shonda Rhimes with episodes in progress
Sorokin’s story made its way into the media this year follow great coverage of New York Magazine. Netflix is currently working on a TV series about Sorokin’s case, where Shonda Rhimes, the woman behind Grey’s Anatomy, will be involved in the production.
In connection with the production of the series, Sorokin has received 100 thousand dollars commission, which Insider says it used to pay off its debts to banks and up to other fines.