Michael Avenatti arrested on extortion charges


Michael Avenatti charged with extortion and wire and bank fraud

March 25, 2019 - 12:34 pm

NEW YORK (AP/KFTK) — Federal prosecutors charge Trump critic Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud; place him under arrest.

Avenattie allegedly tried to extort Nike for $15-$25 million, officials at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said.

Yesterday, Avenatti tweeted that he was going to make an announcment regarding a scandal he was working on against Nike.