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Attorney Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

14 days ago   |   By WYFF

Lawyer Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in an extortion case involving him and the athletic apparel powerhouse Nike.
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Lawyer Avenatti convicted for trying to extort Nike

Lawyer Avenatti convicted for trying to extort Nike

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he represented.
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Michael Avenatti, who represented porn star in Trump lawsuit, convicted of trying to extort Nike

14 days ago   |   By ABC

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
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Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial

14 days ago   |   By WGN TV

Michael Avenatti is guilty on all three counts he was facing, according to a decision by a jury in federal court in New York on Friday.
Prosecutors said the lawyer threatened to publicly accuse athletic apparel maker Nike of illicitly paying amateur basketball players unless the company paid him millions of dollars.
The government said Avenatti also betrayed his client, a youth basketball coach who made the allegations against Nike, by advocating for money for himself instead of the client.
Avenatti was charged with transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort, attempted...
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Michael Avenatti convicted of trying to extort Nike

Michael Avenatti convicted of trying to extort Nike

14 days ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
The verdict was returned Friday by a Manhattan federal jury after it deliberated charges of attempted extortion and honest services fraud in what prosecutors say was an attempt by Avenatti to extort up to $25 million from Nike with threats to otherwise harm it. The charges carry a combined potential penalty of 42 years in prison.
Avenatti, 48, became prominent during frequent cable television program...
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Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion trial

14 days ago   |   By CNBC

Michael Avenatti, convicted of an extortion bid against Nike, gained notoriety for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in disputes with President Donald Trump.
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