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June 3, 2022

Michael Avenatti Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

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Federal Judge Jesse M. Furman sentenced Michael Avenatti to four years in prison for defrauding his former client Stormy Daniels out of roughly $300,000.

Avenatti is currently incarcerated for a separate fraud conviction. Furman said the sentence means that the California lawyer will remain in prison for another 2 1/2 years after finishing the 2 1/2 year sentence he’s currently serving.

Daniels, an adult film star, had signed a book deal in 2018 that netted her an $800,000 advance. Prosecutors said Avenatti stole roughly $300,000 of that payout.

At the sentencing in Manhattan federal court, the judge said Avenatti’s actions were “craven and egregious.”

Ahead of the sentencing announcement, a prison uniform-clad Avenatti delivered a long-winded statement, saying that he’d “disappointed scores of people and failed in a cataclysmic way.”


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Avenatti gets 4 years in prison for cheating Stormy Daniels

4 comments on Michael Avenatti Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

  1. Gerald Ladd says:

    and the demonRATS wanted to run him up a flagpole as a guy they wanted as president! Then again, demonRATS love losers. Look what’s in the WH now. A real loser.

    1. Muffin says:

      Amen. Well stated.

  2. patrick riley says:

    finally a judge with balls , im happy to see people of power and politicians getting jail time like the rest of the people ,how about a fine of $800,000

    1. Muffin says:

      Agree.. Then get Pelopsie & Biden.

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