By Jan Wolfe and Foto Telanjang Jonathan Stempel
WASHINGTON, Porn Sex Aug 24 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the government’s embezzlement case against Michael Avenatti, Foto Telanjang giving the already convicted celebrity lawyer a temporary reprieve as he defends against a slew of criminal charges.
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The mistrial was confirmed in an email from the office of Acting U.S.
Attorney Tracy Wilkison in Los Angeles.
The trial had lasted one month.
“Today is a good day for every person who believes that the Constitution means something,” Avenatti said in a statement provided by his standby lawyer Dean Steward. “Laws and rules matter.”
Avenatti was being tried on 10 wire fraud charges for Porn Sex allegedly embezzling nearly $10 million of settlement proceeds from five clients.
Avenatti shot from obscurity to fame in 2018 representing Porn Sex actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against then-U.S.
His legal career ground to a halt in March 2019 when federal prosecutors in Manhattan charged him with trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike Inc, Video Bokep and Foto Porno California prosecutors announced their criminal case.
Avenatti is appealing his conviction and Video Porno 2-1/2-year prison sentence in the Nike case.
He also faces a trial next Bokep year in Manhattan for Bokep allegedly cheating Daniels out of proceeds from a book contract. Video Porno Avenatti has pleaded not guilty. (Reporting by Jan Wolfe and Indo Bokep Jonathan Stempel; Editing by Noeleen Walder and Foto Telanjang Jonathan Oatis)