Michael Avenatti Arrested By IRS Agents For Allegedly Violating Pre-Trial Release TermsAttorney Michael Avenatti, who formerly represented porn star Stormy Daniels, has been arrested by IRS agents following a state bar hearing for allegedly violating terms of his pre-trial release.
Avenatti Was $15M In Debt When He Tried To Extort Nike, Prosecutors SayLast week, the California State Bar said it wants Avenatti placed on involuntary inactive status because they say he poses a threat to clients and the public if he continues doing legal work.
California Bar: Michael Avenatti Stole From Client Using 'Deceit, Dishonesty And Lies'Attorney Eli Morgenstern said Avenatti poses a threat to clients and the public if he continues to perform legal work.
Paraplegic Man Sues Michael Avenatti For Allegedly Embezzling $4M SettlementAccording to prosecutors, Avenatti put the money towards financing a coffee business. "On a one-to-100 scale, the despicability of his conduct ranks a thousand.”
Michael Avenatti Charged With Ripping Off Stormy Daniels, Extortion Of NikeFederal prosecutors in New York City say Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal.
Michael Avenatti Pleads Not Guilty To Embezzling Millions From ClientsHe stole $4 million from a paraplegic man, which he used to finance a coffee business, prosecutors said.
Michael Avenatti Stole Over $12M From Clients, New 36-Count LA Indictment SaysAvenatti is accused of stealing $4 million from a paraplegic man, which he used to finance a coffee business, prosecutors said.
Avenatti Makes First Court Appearance In Federal Fraud CaseHe's battling two federal cases. One on each coast. And today celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti is answering two federal charges here in California. He's accused of filing bogus tax returns to get millions of dollars in loans. Randy Paige reports.
'Corrupt Lawyer' Michael Avenatti Arrested In Alleged Nike Extortion SchemeNewport Beach attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested on charges of bank fraud, embezzling a client's money and attempting to extort more than $20 million from athletic equipment giant Nike
Celebrity Attorney Mark Geragos Named Co-Conspirator In Avenatti Extortion Case; CNN Cuts TiesGeragos appeared on CNN this month to discuss the case against his client Jussie Smollett, an actor accused of fabricating a racist, anti-gay attack in Chicago.
L.A. City Attorney Passes On Charges Vs. Michael Avenatti – For NowThe Los Angeles City Attorney's Office is declining to file charges against attorney Michael Avenatti stemming from his arrest last year on suspicion of domestic violence.