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Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti Arrested on Extortion Charges, Bank Fraud

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Mar 25th, 2019
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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Michael Avenatti Arrested on Extortion Charges, Bank Fraud

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer of Stormy Daniels and an outspoken critic of President Trump, has been arrested on federal charges of bank fraud and extortion.

The 48-year-old lawyer has been accused of an alleged $ 20 million extortion attempt against Nike. He is also facing charges of bank fraud, wire fraud, and misappropriating client funds, according to Variety.

Just an hour before the charges were announced, Avenatti tweeted that he was holding a press conference on Tuesday to “disclose a major high school/college basketball scandal perpetrated by Nike.”

The criminal complain against Avenatti says he “devised …

Read the full story at Just Jared

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