• Attorney Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

    7 monthes ago - By WMUR

    Lawyer Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in an extortion case involving him and the athletic apparel powerhouse Nike.
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  • Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial

    Michael Avenatti has been found guilty on all counts in Nike extortion trial

    7 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    Michael Avenatti is guilty on all three counts he was facing, according to a decision by a jury in federal court in New York on Friday.
    Prosecutors said the lawyer threatened to publicly accuse athletic apparel maker Nike of illicitly paying amateur basketball players unless the company paid him millions of dollars.
    The government said Avenatti also betrayed his client, a youth basketball coach who made the allegations against Nike, by advocating for money for himself instead of the client.
    Avenatti was charged with transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort, attempted...
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  • Michael Avenatti, who represented porn star in Trump lawsuit, convicted of trying to extort Nike

    7 monthes ago - By ABC

    Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
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  • Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

    Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike. The verdict was returned Friday by a Manhattan federal jury after it deliberated charges of attempted extortion and honest services fraud in what...
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  • Michael Avenatti guilty on all counts, jury says

    7 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    Michael Avenatti just did it - he tried to extort Nike, a jury ruled Friday. The jury found the bulldog lawyer guilty of betraying his client and attempting to shake down the shoe giant. The verdict virtually assures Avenatti's downfall, but he has not yet hit rock bottom. He faces two more trials,...
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  • Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion trial

    7 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Michael Avenatti, convicted of an extortion bid against Nike, gained notoriety for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in disputes with President Donald Trump.
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