US attorney Michael Avenatti found guilty of stealing from client
Saturday, February 5, 2022
According to testimony, Avenatti convinced Daniels' agent to forward payments from her book publisher to an account under his control, without informing her.
Avenatti was convicted by jury in the Manhattan, New York, New York where he represented himself. Sentencing has been scheduled for May 24. Avenatti was previously convicted of attempting to millions from sports brand in 2020.in
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