What To Know About The Other Case Against Avenatti

Law360 (March 26, 2019, 10:07 PM EDT) -- On Monday, attorney Michael Avenatti, who is often in the news as a critic of President Donald Trump, made headlines for a new reason: He was arrested on federal charges filed in New York and California.

But although the New York case, in which Avenatti is accused of plotting to extort more than $20 million from Nike, has occupied the bulk of the news coverage, the California case also involves some serious allegations, including bank fraud and mishandling of client money.

"A lawyer has a basic duty not to steal from his client," U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna of the Central District...

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