BREAKING: Avenatti Gets Indicted
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The indictment, which Avenatti had said Tuesday was imminent, was expected, as he had already been arrested on a criminal complaint that contained similar allegations of a brazen shakedown effort.
This story hit the wires moments ago. What we know comes from the US Attorney's Office and beat reporters in New York City:
U.S. Attorney announces indictment of Michael Avenatti for aggravated identity theft, engaging in a scheme to defraud a former client https://t.co/Ygv9g8dhYp— US Attorney SDNY (@SDNYnews) May 22, 2019
NBC News: Attorney Michael Avenatti has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan on charges related to an extortion scheme involving Nike and in a separate indictment is charged with fraud an identity theft as it related to his work for the victim, Stormy Daniels.— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) May 22, 2019
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