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What happened to Anna Delvey from Netflix’s Inventing Anna?
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The inspiration behind the Netflix series - whose real name is Anna Sorokin - scammed her way into elite circles in New York by posing as a wealthy German heiress.
She ended up racking up thousands of dollars in unpaid bills and bank loans which consequently led to her arrest in 2017.
But where exactly is Anna Delvey now and is she still in prison?
In May 2019, a judge sentenced Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison.
Anna was convicted of defrauding hotels, restaurants, a private jet operator and banks out of more than $200,000.
In February of 2021, Anna was released on parole after serving almost four years of her sentence, which had been shortened due to good behaviour.
She gave an interview in October 2020 where she apologised and expressed remorse for her wrongdoings.
During her parole hearing at the time, Anna said: “I just want to say that I'm really ashamed and I'm really sorry for what I did."
“I completely understand that a lot of people suffered when I thought I was not doing anything wrong,” she added.
However, just a year later, Anna was back in custody under U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
She was born in Russia and grew up in Germany and had reportedly overstayed a 2017 US visa, prior to her arrest.
However, after nearly a year in ICE custody, Anna has been released from an upstate New York detention centre and is reportedly being deported from the US, according to The Post.
Anna is said to be 'furious' about the deportation after having put in an appeal to remain in the US - and is now set to board a flight to Frankfurt on March 21st.
Anna's attorney, Manny Arora, told NBC News in a statement: "Legally, they should not be able to deport her until the 19th. That is due to the deportation order being signed on February 17 and that allows us to have 30 days to file an appeal. I haven’t heard from Miss Sorokin this afternoon, and so I am working under the presumption that she is being deported.”