We told everybody not to answer those emails from that “heiress.”
Though, this case goes even beyond that.
Anna Sorokin, also known as Anna Delvey, was convicted of attempted grand larceny, three grand larceny counts and a misdemeanor charge of theft of services after she scammed over $200,000 from banks and friends.
She was on her way to getting $22,000,000 in a loan for a “New York arts center” when the cracks began to show.
Banks were able to recoup some of their funds leaving her total haul around $275,000.
Anna Sorokin, the fake heiress accused of being a society scammer, was found guilty. She has an entire Instagram account devoted to her style in court. https://t.co/ou2fbNLbIa— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 26, 2019
BREAKING: Anna Sorokin, the fake German heiress known as Anna Delvey the "Soho Grifter," found guilty https://t.co/i2O4MnL8xD— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) April 25, 2019
Fake German heiress Anna Sorokin convicted of cheating banks, businesses.— Bloomberg (@business) April 26, 2019
Using the name Anna Delvey, Sorokin deceived friends and financial institutions into believing she had a fortune of about $67 million overseas. https://t.co/nMQ6W6TtgM
Fake heiress who fooled New York is convicted of multiple felonies.— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 26, 2019
German-Russian Anna Sorokin arrived in the US in 2016 and passed herself off as an heiress. She received loans from banks and lived for months at luxury Manhattan hotels without paying https://t.co/JImHJF0EW0 pic.twitter.com/LU94EVxLGK
Fake heiress Anna Sorokin was convicted Thursday of defrauding banks, friends and vendors to the tune of about $275,000.https://t.co/5aqZCG85E7— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) April 25, 2019
Sorokin posed as a German heiress and got “thousands of dollars in bank loans, lived at a luxury Manhattan hotel and traveled on a private plane between November 2016 and August 2017 using bad checks and claiming she wired money for payments,” according to CNN.
“As proven at trial, Anna Sorokin committed real white-collar felonies over the course of her lengthy masquerade,” District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said in a statement.
“I thank the jury for its service in this complex trial, as well as my office’s prosecutors and investigators for their meticulous investigation and resolve to ensure that Sorokin faces real justice for her many thefts and lies.”
Anna Sorokin saying she wouldn’t want Lindsay Lohan to play her in the upcoming HBO or Netflix series has me screaming... pic.twitter.com/rRHjML1vPT— Heidi Blair Montag (@heidibpratt) April 27, 2019
SIX DEGREES... : “The case against Ms. Sorokin, as presented during a monthlong trial in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, is an unusual New York City tale of a young grifter who went to extraordinary lengths to persuade people that she was an... https://t.co/DASmVT5kae— J Bernard Jones (@JBernardJones) April 27, 2019
"A morose Sorokin shuffled into the courtroom wearing beige prison garb— a far cry from the runway-worthy outfits selected by her stylist Anastasia Walker, who has dressed stars like Madonna and Kanye West." https://t.co/JtxDlX9Cui— Poisonville (@poisonville) April 27, 2019
Anna Sorokin: The trial of New York's fake heiress https://t.co/K8imEQ8Mkk— Karim Walker (@shift_in2_turbo) April 27, 2019
‘Anna Delvey,’ Fake Heiress Who Swindled N.Y.’s Elite, Is Found Guilty— Eric Demamp (@ericdemamp) April 27, 2019
A jury convicted Anna Sorokin of bilking hotels, restaurants, a private jet operator and banks out of more than $200,000. pic.twitter.com/rj9RQi99Qk
the anna sorokin story is probably one of my favourite pieces of narrative journalism to date— a reasonably sized snart (@rubyinnes) April 27, 2019
She is a con expert!!!— Pedro Castellanos (@ipeterxp) April 26, 2019
Sorokin reportedly hired a stylist for her trial.
“Her lawyer revealed to GQ that she was using a courtroom stylist, her clothing-related antics caused a number of delays in the proceedings, and a dedicated Instagram account documented every look with vague panache (“April 22nd, 2019: Snake Is In”). Even after several months in Rikers, Sorokin was still hoping to manipulate us, but now with the only resource left available to her: clothing.”
#AnnaSorokin will be a movie in no time, perhaps a book too, ‘How to Pretend to be Rich’ and she’ll receive royalties, potentially co-write & produce everything & ultimately receive the money she pretended to have, therefore living comfortably ever after. Ironic. #Genius— Sharon Keogh 🌻🌻 (@little_ms_k) April 26, 2019
When asked if he had any concerns about now getting paid, her attorney flippantly replied, "I don't understand what all the fuss is about" before asking photographers and onlookers if they knew where he could cash a personal check issued from the bank of Germandovia.— likeitis (@trendhound) April 26, 2019
This is everything that is wrong with the world right now #AnnaSorokin— shaun lacey (@shaunlacey22) April 26, 2019
Unbelievable to what extent people are willing to go to show off something they really are not.— Carlos P. Felip (@cperezfelip) April 26, 2019
She borrowed money from Fortress Investment Group and City National Bank, in addition to:
“[inviting] a friend on an all-expenses paid trip to Morocco for six days but her friend ended up paying their $62,000 bill.”
Con artist Anna Delvey, whose real name is Anna Sorokin, was found guilty after being accused of scamming New York's social elite. https://t.co/s0WL1B9EdF— HuffPost (@HuffPost) April 26, 2019
You’re my idol! Give me ideas how you pulled it off. I want Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Givenchy, LV, Balenciaga — just that and I’m good 👌🏼— PAM 💋 (@impamsamoy) April 26, 2019
Good for her. So proud— Trent Brodsky (@TrentBrodsky) April 26, 2019
She'll do a little time and end up married to some rich probably old dude. Great work if you can get it.— William Bundy (@zombiegod5) April 26, 2019
when is the movie adaptation— litza ✨ (@litzabronwyn) April 26, 2019
Sorokin is due to be sentenced on May 9th.