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More Indictments for Michael Avenatti

How many Indictments does this make? Michael Avenatti has been charged in new indictments with ripping off Stormy Daniels and his extortionist threats to Nike.

What are the odds he can beat all of them?

The Nike extortion Indictment has dozens of references to "CC-1, who is attorney Mark Geragos. Geragos retained Ben Brafman after the failed power play made the news. It seems to me that Brafman did an amazing job keeping Geragos from getting indicted.

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    Once again, you post an inflammatory (5.00 / 1) (#3)
    by Peter G on Thu May 23, 2019 at 02:45:11 PM EST
    "it is said" accusation without the source being mentioned or a link allowing its credibility to be assessed. I wish you wouldn't do that, SUA. I know I don't make the rules here, but speaking for myself, I really wish you wouldn't.

    Peter, it's a joke. A play on words. (none / 0) (#5)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Thu May 23, 2019 at 03:41:47 PM EST
    Do I have to explain it?

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    Apparently yes (5.00 / 1) (#8)
    by Peter G on Thu May 23, 2019 at 07:55:34 PM EST
    ... since I didn't perceive it as a joke. Of course, as a criminal  defense lawyer who comments on a criminal defense site, I don't typically think of making fun of people who have just been charged with serious crimes. I am more inclined to ask whether the government is targeting them for being a vocal critic of the so-called President and whether their rights are being protected.

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    C'mon, it was a little funny. (none / 0) (#9)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Thu May 23, 2019 at 09:42:39 PM EST
    Yes and its been deleted (5.00 / 2) (#10)
    by Jeralyn on Thu May 23, 2019 at 11:55:27 PM EST
    crass and not funny

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    Comedian John Mulaney on Mick Jagger and (none / 0) (#11)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Fri May 24, 2019 at 11:07:06 AM EST
    Also, the "it's being reported" comment (none / 0) (#7)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Thu May 23, 2019 at 04:03:15 PM EST
    from the other day originated from the WSJ and was being reported on by dozens, nay, hundreds, of news outlets. I didn't think a specific link was all that necessary.

    And, really, it was an "inflammatory accusation?!"

    Please.

    But OK, in the future I'll provide links, even if I think they are unnecessary.

    fwiw, I am reporting the kid I referred to re: Gtown played on a couple youth sports teams with my kid, back in the day. Seemed like a nice enough kid. Parents seemed nice too. Can't link to myself.

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    Wow (none / 0) (#1)
    by Abdul Abulbul Amir on Thu May 23, 2019 at 10:53:14 AM EST
    From MSNBC and CNN hero to zero sets new world record.

    A lot of people are saying that (none / 0) (#4)
    by KeysDan on Thu May 23, 2019 at 03:39:48 PM EST
    valedictorians of Schools of Thieves traditionally remind their fellow graduates that the world is for their pick-pocketing if they remember that con men and frauds who fly too close to the sun are those who get burned. Remember,always dear graduates, the lessons of Scams 101: Keep your head down; check your narcissism, and, above all, avoid positions that draw scrutiny and investigation.

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    Fail! (none / 0) (#6)
    by CaptHowdy on Thu May 23, 2019 at 03:51:14 PM EST
    Armando and Oculus (none / 0) (#12)
    by Militarytracy on Fri May 24, 2019 at 01:41:17 PM EST
    Both pointed out very early in the Michael Avenatti episodes that he displayed some attorney behaviors they both found troubling.