Here's what you need to know about Stephanie Scolaro.
Who is Stephanie Scolaro?
Instagram rich kid Scolaro, is 26 and lives in Marylebone, West London.
She has more than 90,000 followers on Instagram, where she posts images of herself in exotic locations across the globe.
She is the daughter of Italian mining tycoon Francesco Scolaro and a British mother and regularly flies by private plane to family homes in Monaco, Ibiza and New York.
Scolaro's sister appeared on the Channel 4 reality TV show Rich Kids Of Instagram.
Why was she arrested?
Police began investigating the model after a package sent from Indonesia was stopped in Germany as it was sent via Leipzig by German customs who then alerted British authorities and forwarded the DHL parcel on to the UK.
Customs officials seized another shipment of eight caps and another large bag made of illegal skins was stopped at Heathrow Airport on March 8 2017.
Scolaro was arrested and interviewed on the same day by police and gave a no comment interview.
Police later found two forged importation certificates, which counsel had used to argue that the defendant herself had been scammed by Indonesian snake farmers.
In total, police seized 35 caps, valued at around £12,215, alongside a large snakeskin bag that Scolaro had listed for £2,800 on her website.
She was also charged with keeping specimens of python leather at her luxury home in Park View Residences, Marylebone, on March 8 2017.
Scolaro sold snakeskin baseball caps and bags via her website "SS Python" as well as her Instagram account and through a boutique in Marylebone and a menswear shop in Bexleyheath.
She admitted two counts of importing goods with the intent to evade a prohibition, two counts of keeping for sale a species acquired unlawfully and two counts of selling a species unlawfully imported.
On January 21, she was handed a 12 month community order requiring her to carry out 160 hours unpaid work.
Blasting the spoilt snakeskin smuggler, Judge Michael Gledhill QC told her: "I take the view that this is a young woman who, for all sorts of different reasons, is utterly self-centred – her entire life is utterly centred around herself.
"One of the reasons is that over the years, all her life, she has been given exactly what she likes."
He added: "How they are skinned alive, how they are endangered – that doesn't cross her mind, it does not concern her. All she is concerned about is getting hold of some accessories that she can sell.
"I hope you have done some research that makes you think, 'what on earth was I doing even contemplating importing endangered species.' It is pretty obvious to anybody with any intelligence that exotic animals are likely to be endangered and their trade regulated."
However, Scolaro hit back at the judge's comments and insisted that she was used as an “advertising campaign” because of “who she is”.
The swimwear model claimed she had no idea pythons were endangered or shipping the goods to Britain was illegal and added: “It’s not as if I killed a snake.”
Scolaro, who is no longer working, also said she wouldn’t have started her business if she would have known it was “cruel.”
She told The Sun Online: “Obviously I was very stressed out and I think I was used an advertising campaign by the wildlife crime unit."
She continued: “I’m being bullied; people are calling me trash and saying I should’ve gone to jail.
“I feel like I’ve been singled out but people need to accept that people make mistakes, I’m human like everyone else – no one is perfect.”
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