Michael Avenatti Arrested, Charged In Nike Extortion Scheme | USA TODAY

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Published on 26 Mar 2019, 0:33
Michael Avenatti, who rose to fame as the lawyer for Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump, has been arrested and charged with extorting Nike, embezzlement and fraud. Avenatti was arrested Monday afternoon in New York outside the office of one of Nike's lawyers. Emerging from federal court hours later, he declared himself "highly confident" that he would be "fully exonerated and justice will be done."

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