New fraud allegations against Trump antagonist Avenatti threaten Nike trial in NY
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S. President Donald Trump on charges he tried to extort Nike Inc .
A US judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s request to delay his upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan.
Scheduled for January 21st, 2020, the trial concerns whether the celebrity lawyer tried to extort Nike Inc.
District Judge Paul Gardeph decided with federal prosecutors and Avenatti’s...