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Anna Sorokin, the scammer and fake social media site who inspired a hit Netflix series, has been released to house arrest.



Fake social networking site and convicted fraudster Anna Sorokin, whose scheme inspired a Netflix She was released from U.S. immigration detention to house arrest, immigration officials and her spokeswoman said.

Her spokeswoman, Juda Engelmayer, said Anna Sorokin is being held at home in New York City.

Engelmayer said in a statement: “Anna now has the opportunity to demonstrate her commitment to growth and dedication and to positively impact the people she meets. “She has obstacles in front of her, and she will navigate them with strength and determination, using her experience and lessons.”

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed her release. Sorokin, 31, is fighting to be deported to Germany.

She has sentenced in 2019 attracted $275,000 from banks, hotels and attracted New Yorkers to finance her luxurious lifestyle.

Using the name Anna Delvey, she claimed to be the daughter of a German diplomat, or an oil tycoon, and lied about having a $67 million (€68 million) deposit abroad in order to save money. gave the impression that she could cover her debts, prosecutors said.

Her probationary lawyer said she was simply over her head when she was trying to start a private art club and was planning to pay when she could.

The case became the basis for Netflix series “Invented Anna”, released this year.

After three years in prison, Sorokin was released last year And after that detained by immigration authorities. They assumed she had overstayed her visa and had to return to Germany.

Immigration Judge clear the way Fourth, Sorokin was released into custody while the deportation battle raged. She was wearing an ankle monitor and had to post a $10,000 deposit, provide the address where she would be staying, and agree not to post on social media.

Her current attorney, Duncan Levin, said Wednesday that Sorokin wants to focus on appealing her conviction.

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