A California man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison on charges related to embezzlement on July 18. The 64-year-old financial advisor had pleaded no contest to 25 counts of grand theft and money laundering. He reportedly embezzled almost $1 million.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who became known as the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, is facing charges in California and in New York. In California, his charges include embezzling money from a client's settlement and filing false tax returns to gain approval for a $4 million loan from a bank in Mississippi. In New York, he is facing charges for extortion for allegedly trying to extort $25 million from Nike.