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U.S. lawyer Avenatti sentenced to four years prison for defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the brash California lawyer who once took on then-President Donald Trump, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday for defrauding his best-known former client, the porn actress Stormy Daniels.

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Michael Avenatti, the brash California lawyer who once took on then-President Donald Trump, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday for defrauding his best-known former client, the porn actress Stormy Daniels.

Highlights

  • Michael Avenatti, the brash California lawyer who once took on then-President Donald Trump, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday.
  • He was sentenced for defrauding his best-known former client, the porn actress Stormy Daniels.
  • Avenatti took on the president of the United States in a bid to get a settlement from the White House.
  • He has been charged with four counts of perjury and one count of perjury in a federal court in New York City, New York, New Jersey, where he was found guilty of two counts of lying on a wiretapped wiretapping a federal judge in New Jersey last year.
  • The judge ruled that Avenatti was not guilty of lying to federal prosecutors.