Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti convicted in Nike extortion case

iStock/Rawf8(NEW YORK) — A federal court jury in Manhattan has convicted Michael Avenatti of an extortion plot involving Nike.

Avenatti, the California attorney who gained fame representing Stormy Daniels, was found guilty as charged.

He faces additional criminal charges in the Southern District of New York for stealing the book advance on Daniels’ memoir.

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