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Lawyer Avenatti guilty of extortion in Nike trial

Lawyer Michael Avenatti was found guilty of extortion by a jury on Friday, CNBC reported.

Avenatti was charged for attempting to extort $20 million from Nike in exchange for not releasing damaging information about the company.

The lawyer has already been found guilty of some financial crimes after he was indicted on 36 counts for tax fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud and bankruptcy fraud. He is also known as the lawyer that represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in her cases against United States President Donald Trump.

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