Michael Avenatti Charged with Extortion After Allegedly Threatening Nike for Millions

Breitbart | 3/26/2019 | Staff
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Attorney Michael Avenatti, one of President Donald Trump’s most determined antagonists and the former lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, has reportedly been charged by federal prosecutors with extortion.

Prosecutors in the Southern District of New York reportedly believe that Avenatti threatened the Nike footwear company, saying he could inflict harm on the company’s reputation unless he was paid $20 million.

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Avenatti has repeatedly promised that Trump would not complete his first term in office. He was arrested last year in Los Angeles on allegations of domestic violence; charges were later dropped and he was released.

The SDNY is the same jurisdiction that convicted former Trump fixer Michael Cohen, who handled a payment to Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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