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Female scammer who admitted to scamming victims over $200k says she’s not sorry

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A German con artist who admitted to scamming victims out greater than $200,000 says she’s not sorry for something she did. Anna Sorokin was sentenced to 4 to 12 years jail for swindling greater than $200k by way of faux id as socialite.

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“The thing is, I’m not sorry.” “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything. I regret the way I went about certain things.” 28-year-old Anna Sorokin informed The New York Times in a jailhouse interview on Friday, May tenth. “I’m not a good person”, she stated.

Sorokin admitted to scamming banks, accommodations and rich New Yorkers. She was arrested in October 2017 and put in detention till final month when she was convicted on a number of counts of larceny and theft. Her 4 to 12 years jail sentence on Thursday May 9 drew worldwide consideration and media headlines. Netflix and HBO are reportedly engaged on exhibits based mostly on Sorokin’s scams.

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According to prosecutors, Anna Sorokin, who was born in Russia, used a faux id as a German heiress named Anna Delvey to rip-off victims out of greater than $200,000.

Prosecutors stated Anna defrauded banks and socialites into believing she was a really wealthy particular person with a web value of $67 million (60 million euros). They stated she as soon as utilized for a $22 million mortgage to fund a personal arts membership, full with exhibitions, installations and pop-up outlets, and pretended to be wealthy in her mortgage software. When the mortgage software was denied, Anna Sorokin persuaded one financial institution to lend her $100,000, and she or he didn’t pay again.

U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement reportedly stated it should search to deport her to Germany following her launch from state jail.

According to sources, Sorokin apologized “for the mistakes I made” when she was sentenced on Thursday, however sounded in a different way in two interviews with the Times on the Rikers Island jail complicated.

She stated she at all times supposed to pay again her collectors, which included banks, two accommodations and a personal jet firm.

From left, Guido Cacciatori, Gro Curtis, Giorgia Tordini and Anna Sorokin at a vogue trade social gathering in 2014.

Per week earlier than her sentencing, Sorokin admitted throughout interview that she falsified some financial institution information. She stated she did it as a result of she had an enormous dream, and that she had needed to begin a $40 million non-public membership. She stated that her potential buyers pushed her to open it as a situation earlier than they’ll put up their very own cash.

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The German feminine scammer stated she by no means informed her rich buddies that she had tens of millions of {dollars}, they only assumed it.

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