Remember when the left thought he could run for president? Good times.
Avenatti spoke for 12 minutes at the sentencing, acknowledging the “series of mistakes” and “poor judgment” he exercised.
“I will forever be branded ‘disgraced lawyer’ and worse,” he said.
Avenatti sent an apology to Daniels but the judge deemed it “too little, too late.”
Judge Furman also denied Avenatti’s request to be sentenced remotely. He had to show up in court.
A jury found Avenatti guilty of wire fraud and identity theft for taking $300,000 of the $800,000 meant for Daniels for her book Full Disclosure.
Avenatti is already in jail after a jury found him guilty of extortion, the transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort, and wire fraud over threats he made to Nike.
30 months of the four-year prison sentence will run concurrently with Avenatti’s 2.5-year prison sentence for the Nike extortion.
Avenatti has another trial coming up. He faces charges of stealing $10 million from clients in California.DONATE
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