Avenatti was arrested in New York on federal extortion charges, Nicolas Biase, with the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York told The Hollywood Reporter.
Michael Avenatti is accused of trying to extort $20+ million from Nike.
According to the complaint, Avenatti threatened to hold a press conference to announce misconduct by Nike unless the athletic apparel company hired Avenatti and his co-conspirator to conduct an internal investigation for over $20 million.
Although the co-conspirator was not named in the criminal complain against Avenatti, The Wall Street Journal reported that Avenatti’s co-conspirator is celebrity attorney and CNN legal analyst Mark Geragos.
Yes, the same Mark Geragos who represented SJW Colin Kaepernick, hate hoaxer Jussie Smollett and murderer Scott Peterson.
Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit
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