Michael Avenatti Arrested By Federal Agents During Bar Hearing In California

Remember when people in the liberal media thought Michael Avenatti was a serious contender for president?

Those days are long over.

Avebatti was arrested by federal agents in California on Tuesday night.

From the Daily Beast via Yahoo News:

Michael Avenatti Arrested by Feds at California State Bar Hearing

Ex-Stormy Daniels lawyer and Trump antagonist Michael Avenatti was led out of the State Bar Court in Los Angeles by federal agents on Tuesday evening.

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The arrest occurred outside the disciplinary hearing in which the State Bar of California has accused the hard-charging, tough-talking attorney of using a doctored document to scam a client out of nearly $840,000, funneling money from a lawsuit settlement fund to his own personal use.

The State Bar of California, the official attorney licensing agency, has sought to put Avenatti on “involuntary inactive status,” setting in motion a timeline for disbarment proceedings.

During a break in testimony, members of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, who are prosecuting Avenatti in a separate criminal matter in Orange County, parleyed with Avenatti’s team of lawyers and took the lawyer into custody.

Here’s a photo of him being taken into custody:

The folks at CNN must be very sad.

Here’s a copy of the arrest warrant:

It looks like his political aspirations are over.

Oh well.

 

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