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The court in new York sentenced Russian-born and German citizen Anna Sorokina at least four years in prison for stealing more than 200 thousand dollars. The woman was posing as a German heiress, and forged checks that had allowed her to borrow, free to live in expensive hotels and make dinners for friends. About it reports “Russian service bi-Bi-si”.
The convicted will spend in prison for four years, after which the remaining eight-year period can change the conditional.
28-year-old woman, in recent years known as Anna Delvi, was charged with use of counterfeit documents and extortion of money from hotels, financial institutions and friends. She convinced victims that he owns a fortune of 60 million euros. Prosecutors claimed that Sorokin made these crimes over the past 10 months, from November 2016 to August 2017.
At the end of April Sorokin pleaded guilty to fraud. Before sentencing the woman apologized.
28-year-old Sorokin came to new York in 2016 and presented to others Anna Delvi. The girl called herself a wealthy heiress, and talked with representatives of high society and had planned to open a center for contemporary art named after himself. Sorokina wore clothes of famous brands and left a generous tip, causing all the surrounding were convinced that she was from a rich family. As it turned out, the girl’s father first worked as a truck driver, and then opened a company to install air conditioning.
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