Michael Avenatti

Here are key takeaways from the criminal complaints against Michael Avenatti

Here are key takeaways from the criminal complaints against Michael Avenatti

It was a bad day for Michael Avenatti, the combative attorney who rose to fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels and sparring with President Trump. In quick succession, federal prosecutors in New York and California announced a slate of criminal charges Monday against the Los Angeles lawyer. He was arrested in New York City.

Here are key takeaways from both complaints against Avenatti, who said Monday night that he expects to be fully exonerated.

The case brought by prosecutors in New York had no shortage of salacious details, including a famous co-conspirator, salty language and allegations of wrongdoing in college basketball at the...

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