• Celebrity Lawyer Michael Avenatti Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Jail for Attempting To Extort Nike

    2 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for attempting to extort Nike for up to $25 million USD. According to Associated Press , U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe called Avenatti's conduct “outrageous." "had become drunk on the power of his platform, or what he perceived the power of his platform to be. He had become someone who operated as if the laws and the rules that applied to everyone else didn't apply to him," Gardephe said. According to CNN , evidence presented during the trial suggested that Avenatti had told Nike 's lawyers that he was going...
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