Anti-Trump lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested by federal agents

Posted on January 16, 2020 5:11 am

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During a break in a bar association disciplinary hearing Tuesday in California, celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested by federal agents on suspicion of violating conditions of his bail in a separate, criminal case.

Avenatti, who formerly represented such high-profiles clients as adult-film Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford), was in Los Angeles to appear at a State Bar of California hearing regarding allegations that he scammed a client out of $840,000.

During a break in the hearing, he was arrested by Internal Revenue Service agents on suspicion that he had violated his bail in a separate trial in the