‘It felt like my world had turned upside down.’ — @racheldeloache was scammed by infamous grifter Anna Delvey for more than $60k. This is her scammed storytime of friendship and betrayal.
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The story of Anna Sorokin a.k.a. Anna Delvey gained international attention after a 2018 New York Magazine story outed the socialite’s long-running con. The Russian-born grifter scammed New York’s wealthy elite, swindled more than $200K in cash and services, and deceived her friend, Rachel DeLoache Williams.
Williams met Delvey in 2016 and has chronicled their friendship and its downfall. She first wrote about her experience in a viral Vanity Fair piece and recounted the friendship and investigation of Delvey in her book ‘My Friend Anna’ released in July 2019.
Throughout 2017, the duo would hang out at posh hotel 11 Howard in Manhattan’s SoHo where Anna was living, work out with personal trainers, dine at upscale restaurants, and attend invite-only parties. In May 2017, Delvey and Williams went to Marrakech, Morocco, But Delvey’s cards were rejected at the hotel.
In April 2019, Anna Delvey was found guilty on 4 counts of theft of services, three counts of grand larceny, and one count of attempted larceny.
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