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SoHo Grifter Shows How Style Goes On Trial

Law360 (May 9, 2019, 8:52 PM EDT) -- When Anna Sorokin, the so-called SoHo Grifter, attended her sentencing hearing in New York Supreme Court on Thursday, avid spectators wanted to know two things about the woman found guilty of bilking acquaintances and businesses out of $275,000 by posing as a German heiress: How much time would she get, and what would she wear.

Anna Sorokin arrives at her sentencing hearing on Thursday. (AP) The answer: 4 to 12 years and a long-sleeved belted black dress.

At trial, there was no question that Sorokin, a middle-class Russian immigrant, had literally made a name for herself in New York high society...

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