New York (AP) – One The April trial date was set for Tuesday to face charges on Michael Avenatti that he exited ex-client Stormy Daniels from his book.
US District Judge Jessie M. in Manhattan. Furman once set a test date of April 21 during a video conference for high flying California The lawyer who represented stripper and porn star regularly criticized President Donald Trump.
Aventi’s attacks on Trump were made after the president sued Danielle for receiving payments to keep quiet about his claims with Trump before he became president. Trump has denied an affair. The president was ordered to pay Daniels $ 44,100 in legal fees.
Prosecutors say the 49-year-old Avenati defrauded Daniels out of $ 300,000 in proceeds from the 2018 book, “Full Disclosure”. Avenatti, who has written further for the book, pleaded not guilty.
The test, which was originally scheduled to begin in the last two weeks after being scheduled, is to be started for more than a year now.
The coronavirus epidemic forced a prolonged delay. Avenatti was released on bail in April after being told that a recent bout with pneumonia left him behind bars for coronavirus. He returned to Los Angeles.
In February, he was convicted of trying to extort $ 25 million from Nike. He is to be sentenced in that case next month.
He also faces fraud charges in California, and two additional trials are scheduled for next year.
This story has been corrected to show that the case against President Donald Trump was not thrown out. He was ordered to pay $ 44,100 legal fees to Stormy Daniels.
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