Michael Avenatti wants sentencing delayed due to COVID-19 spike

Posted by on November 13, 2020 5:47 pm
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Beleaguered attorney Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge Friday to delay his sentencing for trying to extort nearly $25 million from Nike due to the national spike in COVID-19 infections. Lawyer Scott Srebnick asked US District Judge Paul Gardephe to push back the Dec. 9 proceeding by 60 days given the cumbersome protocols instituted in…