June 13, 2024



Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti is sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

Daily Mail.com

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison over a $25 million Nike extortion scheme.  

The brash California lawyer, 50, was sentenced in a Manhattan federal court on Thursday after issuing a tearful and groveling apology to the judge as he decried his fame, saying ‘TV and Twitter mean nothing’. 

He will serve the 2.5 year sentence before three years of supervised release. Avenatti, who has been under house arrest, was not remanded in custody and will start his prison sentence at a later date.

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