Starting to unravel
At an art show she attended, Anna encountered art collector Michael Xufu Huang and the two became close friends. So close, in fact, they decided to take a trip to Rome together.
That’s where Anna’s lie first started to unravel. Anna asked Michael to pay for the whole thing, including the flights and hotels. He didn’t mind since he had the money, and he knew Anna’s name around New York and believed she has the money to pay him back.