Red Alert: Creepy Porn Lawyer Avenatti Arrested Over Extortion, Threat

Red Alert: Creepy Porn Lawyer Avenatti Arrested Over Extortion, Threats Lawyer Michael Avenatti is facing charges related to an alleged multi-million extortion attempt against Nike, according to a complaint filed by the FBI in the Southern District of New York. Avenatti, who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday, CNBC reported. A federal complaint said Avenatti was charged with extortion, conspiracy to commit extortion, conspiracy to transmit interstate communications with intent to extort, and transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort. The complaint filed by New York prosecutors said Avenatti sought millions from Nike and $1.5 million for an unnamed co-conspirator. Avenatti tweeted about the event shortly before news broke of the charges filed against him. According to the complaint, Nike was targeted because it was not renewing a sponsorship contract it had with an amateur team coached by Avenatti’s client.