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Michael Avenatti convicted of trying to extort Nike

JORMBO

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Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented a porn star in a lawsuit against President Trump, was found guilty of trying to extort Nike.

A New York federal jury on Friday found Avenatti guilty on three counts, including extortion, wire fraud and transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort.

He faces up to a combined 42 years in prison.

Avenatti, 48, who did not testify in the case against him, pleaded not guilty to charges alleging that he tried to extort up to $25 million from Nike by threatening to expose corruption at the sports footwear company unless he was allowed to conduct an internal probe of Nike.
Prosecutors said he had more than $11 million in debts at the time.

Avenatti became prominent during frequent cable television program appearances in 2018 and 2019 as journalists courted him for information about porn star Stormy Daniels. She made claims about a Trump tryst before he became president and a payoff to remain silent about it.

At the peak of his notoriety, Avenatti even considered running for president.
 

sahlberg

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Part of me is sad. Thinking about what could have been.
Avenatti as the democratic candidate going up against Trump had such enormous potential for memes.
Nothing we have seen so far could match it.

That said, lock the fucker up forever and hope he makes lots of friends on the inside. He is a pretty boy.
 
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bucyou

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Just another failure the left has tried to prop up as their savior
 

oatmeal

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The left can’t meme.
Expanding on this thought...

The left has great artists and make nice looking memes but they’re always shitty.

The right makes mostly bad looking memes but by God are they funny.
 

HeresJohnny

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Boy, that didn't age well.
The press was fucking in love with this guy. So funny lol

The other thing I just thought of was that it has been an absolutely horrible year for the leftist media. Smollette. Covington. And now Avenatti. All cases shoved down the country's throat with no due diligence on the media's part just because they so badly wanted to get Trump. They fucked themselves, yet again.
 
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