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Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for extortion


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Michael Avenatti: Celebrity lawyer sentenced to 30 months in prison for extortion


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Lindsey Graham calls Democrats’ dual-track infrastructure plan “extortion”


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Prosecutors seek ‘very substantial’ prison time for Michael Avenatti over attempted extortion of Nike


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Matt Gaetz claims he’s the victim of an extortion attempt, ‘demands’ the DOJ release proof


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Matt Gaetz blew up FBI extortion case to distract from underage sex report, ex-DOJ official, NYT reporter suggest


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Prosecutors claim Avenatti was over $15 million in debt during alleged Nike extortion

Prosecutors claim Avenatti was over $  15 million in debt during alleged Nike extortion“Specifically, the Government presently estimates that the defendant’s debts at that time were, conservatively, in excess of $ 15 million,” prosecutors said in a filing late on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In a statement to Reuters late on Wednesday, Avenatti denied those claims and dismissed them as “bogus”. Last week, Avenatti, 48, pleaded not guilty to an indictment accusing him of trying to extort up to $ 25 million from Nike by threatening to go public with claims the company made improper payments to athletes.



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Trump impeachment committee ‘has evidence of extortion scheme involving president’ and Ukraine

Trump impeachment committee ‘has evidence of extortion scheme involving president’ and UkrainePoliticians have evidence of an “extortion scheme” by Donald Trump to try to pressure a foreign government to investigate his opponents, a member of the House intelligence committee has said ahead of public impeachment hearings beginning this week.Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell told CBS’s Margaret Brennan on Sunday that there was already ample evidence that the president had abused his office.



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Hillary Clinton: Trump 'has turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket'

Hillary Clinton: Trump 'has turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket'Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused President Trump on Friday of having “turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket.”



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Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion, embezzlement, bank and tax fraud

Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion, embezzlement, bank and tax fraudThe lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels faces the prosepect of spending the rest of his life behind bars.



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