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Michael Avenatti Convicted of Stealing From Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of charges he cheated the porn actor Stormy Daniels out of nearly $300,000 she was supposed to get for writing a book about an alleged tryst with former president Donald Trump. Avenatti stared straight ahead as the verdict was read. It was another crushing defeat for the California lawyer, who […]

Stormy Daniels Testifies at Michael Avenatti Trial

Stormy Daniels took her star turn on the witness stand Thursday at California lawyer Michael Avenatti’s trial, telling a jury Avenatti “stole from me and lied to me.” Her testimony was a highly anticipated moment at the trial of a man who parlayed his representation of Daniels in her legal battles against then-President Donald Trump […]

Eviction Lawsuits Hit Pricey L.A. Apartment Building Once Named “Hottest” in City

One of L.A.’s priciest apartment buildings may soon have a number of “For Rent” signs in the windows. An attorney for Ten Thousand, located at 10000 Santa Monica Boulevard in Century City, filed 11 eviction lawsuits in the Superior Court of California over claims of unpaid rent. The suits, filed in recent weeks, target several […]

Michael Avenatti Temporarily Released From Jail Over Coronavirus Concerns

A judge has allowed Michael Avenatti to be temporarily freed from a federal jail in New York City and to ride out the coronavirus scare at a friend's house in Los Angeles.

Michael Avenatti Found Guilty in Nike Extortion Trial

Michael Avenatti on Friday was found guilty on multiple counts related to charges that he tried to extort Nike, according to multiple news outlets with reporters in the courtroom.

Michael Avenatti Arrested on Alleged Bail Violation

Michael Avenatti, the embattled former attorney for the porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Tuesday evening in California for alleged bail violations, according to a court filing by federal prosecutors.

Michael Avenatti Pleads Not Guilty to Defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels.

Michael Avenatti Charged With Defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.

Michael Avenatti Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Tax Fraud

Attorney Michael Avenatti on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes and lied to investigators.

Michael Avenatti Charged With Embezzlement, Fraud, Cheating on Taxes

Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings.

Is Michael Avenatti Any Worse Than Many Hollywood Lawyers?

Did Michael Avenatti fly too close to the sun? Let's not pretend that many plaintiffs' lawyers don't weaponize the prospect of public shame.

Michael Avenatti in First Interview Since Federal Charges: “Of Course I’m Nervous”

In his first interview since being arrested in New York on federal charges of extortion and bank fraud, attorney Michael Avenatti has opened up in an interview with Jericka Duncan on CBS News.