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Michael Avenatti Faces Up To 333 Years In Prison After Indictment

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Attorney Michael Avenatti faces up to 333 years in prison following a federal grand jury indictment that charged him with stealing millions of dollars both from his clients and from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), prosecutors said. Avenatti allegedly built a “financial house of cards” using his stolen millions to fund his lavish lifestyle, U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna said at ...

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Avenatti Allegedly Scammed Paraplegic Client Out Of $4 Million Settlement

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Michael Avenatti was indicted Thursday on 36 charges of tax fraud, bribery, and embezzlement, including in a case in which the embattled celebrity lawyer allegedly hid $4 million of settlement money from a mentally ill, paraplegic client. According to The Los Angeles Times, Avenatti’s alleged scam caused his client, Geoffrey Ernest Johnson, to miss two months worth of Social Security ...

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‘People Make Threats All The Time’

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti brushed aside his indictment for extortion during a “CBS This Morning” interview that aired Wednesday by saying “people make threats all the time.” “There’s legal experts that say that I was well within the line as an aggressive attorney. There’s many that say that, and the fact of the matter is this was not extortion. People ...

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Report: CNN Legal Analyst Mark Geragos is Avenatti Co-Conspirator

Mark Geragos, the celebrity attorney and CNN analyst, is the co-conspirator cited in a federal indictment handed down Monday against Michael Avenatti, according to The Wall Street Journal. Avenatti was indicted and arrested in New York on Monday on charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and attempting to extort $20 million from Nike Inc. According to the indictment, Avenatti threatened ...

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Avenatti Indicted By Federal Prosecutors on Multiple Felony Counts

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Federal prosecutors indicted attorney and celebrity Trump foe Michael Avenatti early Monday afternoon. Federal authorities say that Avenatti has been charged with bank fraud and wire fraud by attempting “to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm on the ...

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Michael Avenatti Says His 2020 Chances Have Gone Up Since His Arrest

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Attorney Michael Avenatti believes he is well positioned for a 2020 presidential bid, despite a dramatic shift in personal and professional fortunes. In the last six weeks, Avenatti has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, broken with his star client Stephanie Clifford in a dispute over fundraising and strategy, and been referred to the Department of Justice for criminal ...

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Michael Avenatti Arrested For Domestic Violence

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  by Joe Simonson Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Wednesday for felony domestic violence after his wife filed a complaint, according to a report from TMZ. Avenatti, who is currently considering a bid for president in 2020 on the Democratic Party ticket, allegedly assaulted his wife on Tuesday but TMZ says there was also a separate incident between the two on ...

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Chairman Grassley refers Michael Avenatti and Julie Swetnick for criminal investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R) submitted a criminal referral to the FBI requesting a Federal criminal investigation into attorney Michael Avenatti and his client Julie Swetnick for their parts in false allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. (RELATED: Full text of the criminal referral) “It has become apparent that the statements Mr. Avenatti and Ms. Swetnick submitted ...

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Criminal referral of Michael Avenatti and Julie Swetnick [full text]

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R) submitted a criminal referral to the FBI requesting a Federal criminal investigation into attorney Michael Avenatti and his client Julie Swetnick for their parts in false allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. Full Text of the Criminal Referral

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Kavanaugh Rebutts Avenatti’s Yearbook Cryptology

Brett Kavanaugh and Ashley Kavanaugh and daughters

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sat for an interview with Senate investigators Tuesday, where he denied lawyer Michael Avenatti’s insinuations that his high school yearbook entry is replete with inside jokes pertaining to sexual depravity.

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Avenatti’s Kavanaugh ‘witness’ proves to be a nothing-burger

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Michael Avenatti, the infamous Stormy Daniels attorney, has blown it again, this time by providing to Congress a witness on sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh that never actually saw any such thing. Former Investor’s Business Daily Washington, D.C. bureau chief Paul Sperry sited Congressional sources that say that Julie Swetnick, Avenatti’s supposed witness, never saw Brett Kavanaugh do ...

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Stormy Daniels Husband Accuses her of Cheating, Files for Divorce and Restraining Order

Husband of porn star Stormy Daniels has filed for divorce according to her Attorney Michael Avenatti. This comes just a week after Daniels was arrested at a strip club in Ohio. My client Stormy Daniels and her husband Glen have decided to end their marriage. A petition for divorce was filed last week, the accuracy of which is vehemently disputed. ...

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Stormy Daniels’ Legal Fund In Jeopardy

  by Joe Simonson Stormy Daniels might not have such a massive cash reserve to fight President Donald Trump in court thanks to her lawyer’s, Michael Avenatti, personal business problems. After a court found that Avenatti’s firm owes a former attorney $10 million, that same lawyer has just asked a bankruptcy judge to confiscate a large portion of the $577,000 ...

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Cohen Lawyers Move To Boot Michael Avenatti From NY Case For Unethical, Reckless Actions

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  by Kevin Daley Attorneys representing embattled Trump fixer Michael Cohen asked a federal court in New York to deny Michael Avenatti’s request to appear and represent Stormy Daniels in an ongoing dispute over the April 9 search of Cohen’s office. Avenatti, who is not licensed to practice law in New York, is seeking the court’s permission to appear on ...

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