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Lawyer Michael Avenatti charged in $20 mln Nike extortion scam -prosecutors

NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been charged with extorting more than $20 million from Nike, according to a criminal complaint filed by federal authorities in New York. (Reporting by Joseph Ax; Editing by Scott Malone)