She’s again behind bars.
Notorious “Soho grifter” Anna Sorokin, who’s a German nationwide, is now in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Publish has discovered.
The 30-year-old convicted thief, who goes by the alias Anna Delvey, reported to immigration authorities at 26 Federal Plaza in decrease Manhattan on March 25 — with out her normal entourage, a law-enforcement supply instructed The Publish.
Brokers promptly took the flamboyant con-woman — who had claimed to be a German heiress with a 60 million euro fortune — into custody. She’s being held on the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, the supply mentioned.
When Sorokin was freed in February from Albion Correctional Facility, she had an immigration detainer for overstaying her visa and was ordered to test in with authorities.
The fraudster was scheduled to be deported to Germany March 26 — however wasn’t placed on the aircraft, the supply mentioned. It’s unclear if Sorokin formally challenged the deportation.
“She overstayed her visa and has a conviction on prime of it. She’s instantly detachable until she filed some software for aid,” mentioned legal professional Steven Pugliese, an immigration lawyer.
“If there’s an software pending she would most probably stay in custody till it’s adjudicated.”
Sorokin was hit with a four-to-12-year sentence in 2019 on grand larceny and theft of providers convictions for posing as a rich heiress to rip-off $200,000 from banks and companies.
After Sorokin’s early launch for good conduct, she stayed on the five-star NoMad Lodge and documented her glamorous post-prison life on Instagram with the assistance of a devoted videographer.
Netflix controversially paid her about $320,000 for the rights to her life story and for consulting on an upcoming present about her crimes produced by Shonda Rhimes.
After paying restitution of $198,000, she was left with a large chunk of change to gallivant across the metropolis.
Throughout her temporary month and a half of freedom, Sorokin gave numerous interviews in which she made some eyebrow-raising statements.
She instructed BBC that crime pays “in a means,” referred to as her time at Rikers “therapeutic” in an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” and boasted to the Insider that jail guards handled her like a star.
Sorokin’s new legal professional, Audrey Thomas, who’s rumored to be dealing with the immigration matter, declined to remark.
The lawyer has her personal authorized troubles — together with a Queens grand larceny indictment alleging she stole greater than $200,000 from a shopper, court docket papers exhibits.