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Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti jailed for extortion

Michael Avenatti, who rose to prominence as the attorney representing Stormy Daniels in her defamation case against Donald Trump, has been jailed for 30 months for trying to extort money from sports giant Nike.

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