How One Girls Desire to Be Rich and Famous Ended with a 15-Year Jail Sentence

By 2 years ago

The New York City socialite scene is a desired one to be in. When Anna Delvey came to the states, she was an instant hit as her seemingly careless spending and extravagant parties caught the eye of many successful and powerful people. She began her time at a new hotel in SoHo and worked her way up before a messy crash and burn. It’s hard to believe that this innocent looking face caused so much damage and destruction to many lives…

At The Start

Anna Delvey started her time in New York City living in 11 Howard Street. It was in an upper-class SoHo area that was crawling with socialites, actors, models, and other high-end clients. Delvey chose this area in order to blend in and network with the rich and famous. She came to the states literally dripping in money. All she had to do was show everyone what she was made of…

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Her First Friend

As she was slowly making her way around the city, she was able to mimic the behaviors of who she was trying to befriend. She made a point to tip hotel staff and waiters $100 bills in cash on the regular. This ended up impressing those around her. Not long after, she became friends with the concierge at 11 Howard. Neffatari Davis is an aspiring cinematographer who would become Delvey’s ticket into the scene. Davis knew something was up with Delvey when she began to ask where the ‘hotspots’ in the city are, even though she already knew. Little did Davis know that this was the first of many manipulation traps that she would soon fall into…

Going Out

The two struck up an easy friendship despite Davis’ apprehension. They began going to clubs, bars, and restaurants and Delvey began meeting newer and more famous people. Delvey was charming and easy to like, and she also treated all bar or club staff the same and tipped them big bucks. It was always with cash, which seemed like a red flag, but this girl seemed harmless enough…

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