2.) Extortion?

  • 2019-03-28
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
2.) Extortion?
Beyond My Ken [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]
The prosecution of Avenatti by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York concerns his alleged extortion of Nike. According to reports, the vocal Trump critic attempted to get $25 million from Nike. Prosecutors say in doing so he violated the Hobbs Act exortion, which involves obtaining property from another induced by wrongful use or threats of economic harm.

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