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California bar: Avenatti stole from client using ‘deceit’

FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.  An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti should be prevented from practicing law for pocketing a client’s settlement and covering his tracks through “deceit, dishonesty and lies,” a lawyer for the California State Bar said Wednesday. Attorney Eli Morgenstern said ...

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Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels

FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.  An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

NEW YORK (AP) — The pugilistic and embattled attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defrauding his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels, and seized the spotlight to toss a barb at President Donald Trump. Avenatti barely spoke ...

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Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.  An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off. Federal prosecutors in New York City ...

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Prosecutors say Avenatti wanted in on NY sex-slave case

Michael Avenatti, seen here leaving Federal Court in New York on April 16, uses Twitter and TV appearances to his advantage. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue

NEW YORK (AP) — An already bizarre case accusing a secretive self-help group in upstate New York of engaging in sex-trafficking took another strange turn Wednesday thanks to firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti and a courtroom scene caused by a wealthy ...

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Avenatti takes himself out of the running for president in 2020

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Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who rose to national prominence representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in litigation against President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that he would not seek the presidency in 2020, citing concerns from family. “I do not make this ...

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Michael Avenatti filed Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against her wishes, she says

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels said Wednesday that she is debating whether to part ways with her attorney, Michael Avenatti, accusing him of filing a defamation suit against President Donald Trump against her wishes and launching a crowdfunding campaign without her ...

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