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Sen. Ben Sasse on Michael Avenatti conviction: “Avenatti is a D-list attorney but a Grade-A scumbag”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:36pm 2/14/2020 at 5:36pm
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Michael Avenatti was convicted today of extortion against Nike.

Avenatti represented discredited accuser Julie Swetnick in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Among the many enemies Avenatti made in going after Kavanaugh was Sen. Ben Sasse:

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Michael Avenatti found GUILTY in Nike Extortion Case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 2:36pm 2/14/2020 at 2:36pm
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Infamous anti-Trump lawyer, and one-time possible Democrat presidential candidate, Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in the Nike Extortion case.

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Avenatti Allegedly Googled “Insider Trading” Before Attempts to Extort Nike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 5:00pm 1/28/2020 at 5:00pm
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Things keep getting worse for Michael Avenatti, the fame lusting porn lawyer who was once the Democrat party’s greatest hope.

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Michael Avenatti’s Bail Revoked, He’ll Remain in Custody Throughout His NY Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 5:03pm 1/15/2020 at 5:03pm
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As Mary blogged earlier today, Michael Avenatti was arrested for violating the terms of his release.  It is now being reported that Avenatti has been jailed without bond and will remain in custody throughout his criminal trial in New York.

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Federal Agents Arrest Michael Avenatti for Violation of Terms of Release

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 9:00am 1/15/2020 at 9:00am
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Federal agents arrested Michael Avenatti on Tuesday evening or violating the terms of his release:

The arrest occurred outside the disciplinary hearing in which the State Bar of California has accused the hard-charging, tough-talking attorney of using a doctored document to scam a client out of nearly $840,000, funneling money from a...

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Michael Avenatti Gets Two Conspiracy Charges Dropped, Feds Add Fraud Charge

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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In March, the Southern District of New York (SDNY) charged lawyer Michael Avenatti with trying to extort over $20 million from Nike.

The feds changed the indictment by dropping two conspiracy charges but added a wire fraud charge.

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Michael Avenatti puts attorney fee lien on Stormy Daniels strip club arrest settlement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:10pm 10/3/2019 at 9:10pm
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Now for some comic relief.

Michael Avenatti, the once-upon-a-time highly-touted potential Democrat presidential candidate, former favorite anti-Trumper of cable loon TV, and defendant in multiple criminal prosecutions, claims his most infamous client Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford) owes him $2 million in legal fees and costs.

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Indictment: Michael Avenatti screwed Stormy Daniels (financially)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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We’re losing track of all the indictments against Michael Avenatti.

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Joe Biden Gets the All-Important Michael Avenatti Endorsement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/28/2019 at 12:00pm
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Just a few months ago, people on CNN and MSNBC were calling Michael Avenatti a contender for 2020. His legal troubles have put an end to that, but Avenatti still wants to be involved so he endorsed Joe Biden. What a great win for Joe.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 Counts, Which Includes 34 New Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti with 36 counts that include “fraud, perjury, failure to pay taxes, embezzlement and other financial crimes.”

The DOJ wrote in its press release that Avenatti faces 10 counts of wire fraud, 19 tax-related charges, two counts of bank fraud, and...

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Michael Avenatti Swats Back at Trump Jr.’s Joke: “it went from Avenatti 2020 to Avenatti 20 to 25”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:30pm 3/29/2019 at 3:30pm
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At the Trump campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan Thursday night, Donald Trump, Jr. took a shot at Michael Avenatti, who was recently charged with embezzlement and extortion and is now in what appears to be serious trouble with the IRS.
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FLASHBACK: When the media was in love with Avenatti, a supercut

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:00pm 3/28/2019 at 6:00pm
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Before Avenatti was facing charges for embezzelment and dealing with a hefty IRS bill (and investigation), he charmed the media in his role as wanna be Trump foil.

Seems like only yesterday they were fawning over Avenatti, talking about him as a serious 2020 contender, and here’s the supercut to...

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Avenatti IRS problems added to Extortion and Embezzlement charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00am 3/28/2019 at 11:00am
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Michael Avenatti’s problems are only getting worse. Recently dinged for extortion and embezzlement, now, the fame-lusting porn lawyer is tangoing with the IRS, who has been investigating Avenatti for a decade.

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Avenatti Tells CBS: ‘Facts are on My Side’ in Nike Extortion Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 11:00am 3/27/2019 at 11:00am
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Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti faces federal charges of extortion, bank fraud, and wire fraud in New York and California. He left jail on Monday after posting a $300,000 bond.

Avenatti almost immediately sat down with CBS News to explain his side of the story. He claims he never tried to extort Nike,...

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Michael Avenatti Goes On Attack Against Nike Despite Extortion Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/26/2019 at 1:30pm
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On Monday, the Southern District of New York (SDNY) charged lawyer Michael Avenatti with trying to extort over $20 million from Nike.

Fresh from jail, the fame hungry took to Twitter to proclaim his innocence and continue his attacks on Nike.

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Feds Charge Michael Avenatti with Extortion, Embezzlement

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:42pm 3/25/2019 at 1:42pm
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At 11:16AM, lawyer Michael Avenatti tweeted about his press conference tomorrow morning, which would cover a high school/prep school scandal that involves Nike.

Only 46 minutes later, a CNN reporter tweeted that the Southern District of New York charged Avenatti for “attempting to extract more than $20M in payments from a publicly...

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Avenatti: I broke up with Stormy before she broke up with me!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:30pm 3/12/2019 at 6:30pm
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This quote from the L.A. Times about Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford) parting ways perfectly sums up the result of Avenatti’s legal prowess:

“While the two lawsuits produced no courtroom victory for Avenatti, they did turn him into a celebrity”

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