Michael Avenatti Found Guilty On All Charges In Nike Extortion Case

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against Donald Trump, has been found guilty on all charges related to his Nike extortion case, a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York jury decided Friday.

Ultimately, Avenatti threatened Nike if they didn’t meet his demand to pay him $15 to $25 million, he would blackmail them with dirt he had on the athletic apparel company.

The charges include conspiracy to transmit interstate communications with intent to extort, conspiracy to commit extortion.

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