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Avenatti ordered jailed after arrest at state bar court; Celebrity attorney has bail revoked on claims he defrauded creditors while awaiting trial.

Jan 16, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

A federal judge revoked the bail of Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday and ordered him jailed while awaiting trial on three indictments, saying new allegations of fraud and money laundering show he poses a danger to the public.

Judge James V. Selna of U.S. District Court in Santa Ana agreed with prosecutors that it appeared Avenatti had broken federal and state laws by hiding $1 million from one of his ex-wives and other creditors after his arrest in March.

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