The incredible story of Anna Delvey hits the silver screen on Friday the premiere of the long-awaited series Inventing Anna.
The 31-year-old German-born false heiress, whose real name is Anna Sorokin, was found guilty of eight counts in 2019, including grand theft in the second degree, attempted petty theft and service theft. .
Sorokin, who is played by Julia Garner in the new series, was sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison, fined $24,000 and ordered to pay restitution of about $199,000.
But cheating woman parole last February when she temporarily went to live at a luxury New York hotel and hired a film crew to document her post-prison life.
In her freedom, Sorokin went around New York and posted about her Instagram accountwhere she reposts news articles about herself as well as posts that seem to flaunt her “richness” to her more than 152,000 followers, including videos of her eating caviar and shopping at high-end retailer Net-a-Porter.
Six weeks after she was released from prison, she was arrested by ICE due to expired visa.
Sorokin is expected to be deported back to Germany, where she estranged parents direct.
She thinks it’s unfair that she’s in ICE custody, according to one Her essay was published with Insider.
“My visa overstay was accidental and largely beyond my control,” Sorokin wrote.
“I haven’t broken any New York state or ICE parole rules. Despite all that, I have not been provided with a clear and fair path to compliance.”
Netflix paid Sorokin $320,000 to adapt her story into Inventing Anna, according to Insider.
She used nearly $200,000 to pay restitution to the banks she owed and $24,000 in state fines.
Sorokin also mentioned in her essay that she is appealing her criminal conviction to have her name cleared.
Netflix series based on Jessica Pressler’s New York magazine article which originally brought Sorokin’s exploits to fame.
The mini-series will have nine one-hour episodes.
Julia Garner, in preparation for the role of Sorokin, speak that she and producer Shonda Rhimes visited Sorokin in prison.
In his essay, Sorokin said that she has no plans to watch the limited series anytime soon.
“Even if I try to pull the strings and make it come true, seeing a fictional version of myself in this crazy crime prison setting sounds appealing to me.”
Inventing Anna is available to watch on Netflix now.
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