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'Porn lawyer' Avenatti arrested, charged with plot to extort $20 million from NIKE

24 days ago   |   By RT

US lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested and charged with bank fraud and extortion. Prosecutors claim Avenatti threatened to shake down sportswear giant Nike for $20 million.
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Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike

Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike

24 days ago   |   By Reuters

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to "shake down" Nike Inc for over $20 million.
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Michael Avenatti is out of jail on a $300,000 bond, but restrictions have been placed on his travel and banking after he was accused of trying to shake down Nike

Michael Avenatti is out of jail on a $300,000 bond, but restrictions have been placed on his travel and banking after he was accused of trying to shake down Nike

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Attorney Michael Avenatti was released on a $300,000 bond in New York after being charged on accusations he tried to extort over $20 million from Nike.
Avenatti is also charged with bank and wire fraud in a separate case in the Central District of California.
Authorities have also placed restrictions on Avenatti's banking. He not allowed to transfer more than $5,000 between any of the bank accounts he controls. He's been ordered to appear in federal court in April.
Earlier on Monday, federal prosecutors accused Avenatti of threatening Nike in a $20 million extortion scheme against Nike, to...
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Breaking Down the Charges Michael Avenatti Faces in Nike, College Basketball Extortion Case

24 days ago   |   By SI

Micheal Avenatti allegedly tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike during March Madness by threatening to expose a scandal between the company and college basketball.
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Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike

24 days ago   |   By NBC News

Avenatti was arrested in Manhattan and also hit with wire and bank fraud charges in Los Angeles.
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