Inventing Anna, Anna Sorokin gets out of prison but faces extradition

Inventing Anna, Anna Sorokin gets out of prison but faces extradition

Inventing Anna

After becoming known all over the world thanks to the Netflix miniseries Inventing Anna, the self-styled billionaire Anna Sorokin in these hours adds a new chapter to her amazing life. Born in Russia and moved to Germany at a very young age, Sorokin had then tried to make her fortune in New York in 2013 by posing as a socialite and an heiress in the art world under the name of Anna Delvey, attracting friendships and funds from the wealthiest exponents. of New York high society before being unmasked and arrested in 2017. After spending two years in prison, however, the young woman is now ready to get out of prison.

Several American newspapers, in fact, have reported that Sorokin left the cell with a bail of 10 thousand dollars and the obligation to remain locked in the house with an electric anklet and a ban on using social media. The worst, however, is yet to come: the decision of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or the federal department that deals with immigration and border control, is about to arrive, which accuses her of having exceeded the expiry of her visa by 17 months , or his residence permit, and therefore the extradition order should arrive shortly.

The character of Anna Sorokin had become known for a long article of Vanity Fair of 2018 that told all the vicissitudes, and which then also inspired the Inventing Anna series produced by Shonda Rhymes for Netflix. The same Netflix platform had paid Sorokin 320 thousand dollars for her involvement in the series, money with which the woman had repaid the victims of her scams for 199 thousand dollars, to which she added 24 thousand dollars in state fines and another 75 thousand for legal fees. The remaining sum is left to her, who will now probably have to face further legal battles to stay in the United States, which are usually not very compliant with foreign nationals who commit serious crimes on their territory.

Anna 'Delvey' Sorokin Is (Almost) a Free Woman

Anna Sorokin, better known as Anna Delvey, is seen in the courtroom during her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York on April 11, 2019. © Photo: Timothy A. Clary (Getty Images) Anna Sorokin, better known as Anna Delvey, is seen in the courtroom during her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York on April 11, 2019.

Top scammer Anna “Delvey” Sorokin is set to fly the coop. The subject of the popular Netflix series Inventing Anna, which dramatized Sorokin’s swindling as she posed as a German heiress and rubbed elbows with actual rich people, has been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for about 17 months on a visa violation. The German citizen had been convicted of fraud in 2019 as a result of her scamming, but was released on good behavior, only to get nabbed again within six weeks for the visa issue.

Wednesday’s ruling freed Sorokin but with some bold accompanying asterisks. She will still be under 24-hour confinement, albeit at a residential address, during her immigration proceedings, and she has been forbidden to use social media “either directly or by a third party.” Sorokin has recently been active on Twitter and Instagram, where she has a million followers. Earlier this year, she also announced the launch of her own NFTs, an unsurprising move for a scammer.

As of Wednesday, she had not yet left the facility in Orange County, New York, her lawyer Duncan Levin told the Daily Beast, because there were “a few hurdles left, like posting bond.” The judge set her bond for $10,000.

Page Six reports: “We hear Delvey [aka Anna Sorokin] has the money for bond but is scrambling to find a spot to call home for her detention.” I have full faith that she’s figure something out. She always has!

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