Stormy’s Revenge: Jury convicts Michael Avenatti of fraud

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California litigator, Michael Avenatti, who won the star in 2018 as President Trump’s Legal Banknoteswas convicted Friday of stealing money from adult film actress Stormy Daniels, the client that made him famous.

Manhattan federal jury found Avenatti single crime of phone fraud and aggravated identity theft involving him pocketing nearly $300,000 Daniels’ advance for her memoir, Full disclosure. He now faces 22 years in prison.

The jurors began deliberation Wednesday afternoon and announced that they had reached a verdict just before 3 p.m. on Friday. The decision was made a few hours after the jury sent a note the judge said that one of the 12 panelists “refused to consider the evidence” and “acted on instinct.”

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