The Latest about the sentencing of This Bogus German heiress (all times local):
The imitation heiress Anna Sorokin has been sentenced by A judge to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding hotels and New York banks.
Judge Diane Kiesel says she was”amazed by the thickness of the defendant’s deception” in the sentencing Thursday afternoon in Manhattan state courtroom.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it’ll try to deport Sorokin to Germany following her release from state custody.
Even the 28-year-old has been found guilty last month of swindling a few $200,000 via a series of scams. She had been convicted of grand larceny and theft of services.
Prosecutors stated a bank accounts was overdrawn by her and also forged records to further the ruse.
Sorokin’s attorney insisted she intended to pay back the money. However, prosecutors said she’s”not a penny” for her title.
A fake heiress who adores thousands of dollars out of hotels and New York banks is set to find out her punishment.
Anna Sorokin is going to be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of grand larceny and services.
The defense lawyer of sorokin has stated that she faces 15 years in prison on the cost. She faces could be deported to Germany.
A Manhattan jury found Sorokin guilty of defrauding resorts, banks and buddies of more than $200,000. Prosecutors said she attempted to steal millions more through scams.
Sorokin claimed her father was an oil baron or a diplomat.
Her lawyer argued she never intended to commit a crime and planned to pay the money back.