Prosecutors are concerned that Michael Avenatti’s lawyers could suggest the Nike extortion case is political payback.
Kate Briquelet is a senior reporter covering crime and corruption at The Daily Beast. She previously spent three years as an enterprise reporter for the New York Post, where she exposed dirty deals in the the city's affordable housing system. She has appeared on Dateline, 48 Hours, CNN and MSNBC.
Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam of Jeffrey Epstein, told a court today that sealed documents in the case list the names of the wealthy and people living abroad.
Police finally found a 14-year-old wanted for questioning in the slaying of Barnard College student Tessa Majors. But they released him hours later without charges.
Police are investigating the murder of 31-year-old Kellie Ann Hughes, who was found shot and dumped in a wooded area after a distress call from a kidnapped woman.
Fellow prisoner Bill Mersey reveals the disgraced financier’s last days, saying he’s “99.999 percent” sure the disgraced financier killed himself in his jail cell.
Lawyers for the dead sex-offender’s $577-million estate are trying to swat down more than a dozen lawsuits against the accused sex trafficker.
“He’s acting like he was never a Scientologist, which is his way of not publicly speaking out and therefore not getting labeled like us and attacked like us,” the actress said.