Michael Avenatti arrested on federal wire and bank fraud charges

By Stefan Becket

/ CBS News

Attorney Michael Avenatti has been arrested on federal charges of wire and bank fraud in California, the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles said Monday.

Authorities in the Central District of California plan to hold a press conference detailing the charges Monday afternoon.

This is a developing story.

First published on March 25, 2019 / 1:07 PM

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