Michael Avenatti in March. Federal prosecutors in California have accused him of stealing millions of dollars from five clients and of lying repeatedly about his business and income.CreditCreditPeter Foley/EPA, via Shutterstock
“It is Lawyer 101: You do not steal your client’s money.”
~NICOLA T. HANNA, a United States attorney, describing the lawyer Michael Avenatti’s business as a Ponzi scheme of sorts as she announced new charges that could mean more than 300 years in prison.
Source: Quotation of the Day: Prosecutors Say Avenatti Stole From His Clients and Lied About His Business – The New York Times