Socialist Scam Artist Anna “Delvey” Sorokin Gets Into NFTs

Notorious con artist Anna “Delvey” Sorokin, who has just spent four years in Rikers Island Prison for fraud, announces the launch of her NFT collection.

Anna Sorokin, fake millionaire known as Anna Delvey convicted in 2019 of a major fraud case, his label of ” crook (crook). For this, she chose to sell NFTs… Interviewed by NBC Newssaid the young woman “hope this new project will give him the opportunity to focus his energies on a legal activity”.

An NFT collection to connect directly with your audience

Designed by the creator of alternative comics, Johnny Ryan, his collection of NFTs consists of 10 tokens depicting scenes from Sorokin’s life. The collection includes: three “ultra platinum” NFTs which will provide buyers with a privileged connection to it. On the program a phone call, sketches and even “personal items from his stay in prison”, reports page six† The ex-socialite said she sees this “collection as an opportunity to connect directly with her audience and own the story of her life that has hitherto been largely out of her control”.

Anna Sorokin, the false heiress who fascinates America

His story, worthy of a Hollywood script, inspired the Netflix miniseries invent Anna describing the schemes devised by the crook to defraud Manhattan’s elite. As a reminder, Anna Sorokin, daughter of a Russian truck driver who presented herself as Anna Delvey, a German heiress with a fortune of more than 60 million dollars, was convicted on eight of the ten charges against her. New York prosecutors estimate she extorted $275,000 from her victims. The one who, according to her lawyer, adhered to one rule (” pretend until you make it pretend until you get there), told NBC News naming his collection” Reinvent Anna in a nod to the Netflix series. She is said to have received $320,000 from the streaming giant for the adaptation of her story.

The so-called ” Soho Grifter (Soho hustler) was released in 2021 for good behavior before being arrested again for overstaying her visa. She is being held in a detention center for migrants while awaiting deportation.

A love of art that struggles to convince

If Anna told you NBC News that by this new activity she was trying to “get away from her character as a con man”, one may question her sincerity. Indeed, Anna Sorokin organized two exhibitions during her organization. The first event called ” Free Anna Delvey showed the works of 33 artists inspired by the crimes and imprisonment of the Russian national.

Collaborative drawing by Anna Sorokin and Alfredo Martinez, “Send Bitcoin” presented in the collective exhibition “Free Anna Delvey” – 2022 – Credit… Anna Sorokin and Alfredo Martinez

Exhibition co-curator Julia Morrison said she had not been reimbursed for the $8,000 deposit for the event and Sorokin had blocked her phone number. She also indicated that Anna Sorokin’s agent, who had promised her the management of the second exhibition and a share of the profits, had not fulfilled his obligations.

Finally, it is the new activity chosen by Anna Sorokin that will leave you stunned† Theft and counterfeiting are common in digital marketplaces, with scammers taking advantage of a largely unregulated market. As the magazine remembers Knowledge of the arts : “With the wave of NFTs in the past year, a new cybercrime has swept the art world. †

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