Donald Trump’s arch-enemy Michael Avenatti convicted of $25m Nike scam

Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti talks to the media outside of Los Angeles County Superior Court after a hearing in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 10, 2018. A judge has ordered a former Playboy centerfold model to provide copies of a lawsuit she filed last week to Avenatti and a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Ernest Hiroshige handed down the ruling Monday, but denied requests to make the lawsuit public. Shera Bechard is suing Elliott Broidy, who disclosed last spring the two had an affair, and agreed to pay her $1.6 million as part of a confidentiality agreement. The suit also names Bechard's former attorney, Keith Davidson, and Avenatti. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
Caption: Porn actress Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti talks to the media outside of Los Angeles County Superior Court after a hearing in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 10, 2018. A judge has ordered a former Playboy centerfold model to provide copies of a lawsuit she filed last week to Avenatti and a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Ernest Hiroshige handed down the ruling Monday, but denied requests to make the lawsuit public. Shera Bechard is suing Elliott Broidy, who disclosed last spring the two had an affair, and agreed to pay her $1.6 million as part of a confidentiality agreement. The suit also names Bechard’s former attorney, Keith Davidson, and Avenatti. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
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A lawyer famed for being one of Donald Trump’s most vociferous critics has been found guilty of trying to extort $25million from Nike.

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Michael Avenatti was convicted of all charges he faced by a jury in Manhattan on Friday.

Avenatti shot to fame in 2017 as the lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels, an adult film actress who claims to have had a one night stand with President Trump.

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