Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress

Anna Sorokin

As New York Magazine tells it, Anna Delvey lived a life that many young women in Europe could only dream of having: monthslong stays at trendy New York hotels, parties where she rubbed elbows with the jet-setting elite, hops across the Atlantic to attend art openings, strolls through Venice during the Biennale.

She once chartered a jet to Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual investment conference to see Warren Buffett, spent a week in a private Moroccan riad on a whim and had dinner at gourmet restaurants with celebrities. And documented it all on Instagram along the way.

But social media access will likely be more difficult for Delvey, who has been in custody since her October 2017 arrest, after a judge on Thursday sentenced her to 4 to 12 years in prison following convictions on multiple counts of grand larceny and theft of services.

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