Michael Avenatti Accused Of Trying To Extort Nike

Published March 25, 2019 2 Views

Rumble Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged Monday with extortion in what prosecutors called an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million.
Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and fraud in California, was arrested in New York and was expected to appear in federal court late in the day.