(NEW YORK) -- Michael Avenatti was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for defrauding Stormy Daniels, the client who made him a fixture on cable and a speculative candidate for public office for a brief time during the Trump administration. "It has been three... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of stealing from the client that helped him flirt with fame. He was found guilty of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft after he surreptitiously diverted $300,000 that rightfully belonged to Stormy Daniels, the pornographic... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On the second day of his trial in Manhattan federal court, Michael Avenatti has asked to represent himself. Avenatti had been appointed taxpayer-funded counsel from the Federal Defenders of New York as he fights charges he stole $300,000 from adult-film actress Stormy... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal prosecutor on Monday called Michael Avenatti “a lawyer who stole from his client” and promised jurors “you’re going to follow the money” at the opening of Avenatti’s trial in Manhattan federal court. Avenatti, seated at the defense table in a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Not long ago, Michael Avenatti was a fixture on cable news, the bellicose nemesis of former President Donald Trump as lawyer to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. He even briefly considered a run for president. On Thursday, Avenatti dropped another few pegs... Read More.