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How a fake heiress travelled free, stayed in hotels, duped people of USD 275k in US

PTI
Published : Apr 24, 2019, 10:31 am IST
Updated : Apr 24, 2019, 10:55 am IST

She was in fact the daughter of a Russian truck-driver who moved to Germany at age 16.

Anna Sorokin's lawyer compares her to Frank Sinatra, says they both created their own opportunities. (Photo: Twitter)
 Anna Sorokin's lawyer compares her to Frank Sinatra, says they both created their own opportunities. (Photo: Twitter)

Through clever lies and incredible self-confidence, Sorokin received tens of thousands of dollars in loans from several banks, traveled free on private planes and spent months in luxury Manhattan hotels without paying the bill, according to prosecutors.

A jury in New York on Tuesday began deliberating the fate of a German-Russian woman charged with 10 counts of fraud and theft of USD 275,000 during the time she spent passing herself off as an heiress.
Fake German heiress on trial in US for duping people of USD 275,000

With clever lies, self-confidece this fake heiress traveled free on planes, stayed in luxury hotels, duped people of USD 275,000

A jury in New York on Tuesday began deliberating the fate of a German-Russian woman charged with 10 counts of fraud and theft of USD 275,000 during the time she spent passing herself off as an heiress.

Tags: fake heiress, german-russian woman, anna sorokin
Location: United States, New York