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Actress says Michael Avenatti dragged her by arm across floor after argument

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Mareli Miniutti, an actress who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti, alleges that he dragged her across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument over money, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.

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In this September 2018 photo, attorney Michael Avenatti, right, poses with Mareli Miniutti for a photo at a party in New York. Miniutti alleges that Avenatti dragged her across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument over money, according to court documents obtained Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, by The Associated Press. Avenatti, who was arrested the week before on a felony domestic violence charge, called the allegations "completely false." He's scheduled to appear in court in December 2018. (Marion Curtis/StarPix via AP)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge attorney Avenatti with a felony for allegedly abusing his girlfriend. The Los Angeles district attorney's office said Wednesday, Nov. 21, it referred the case to city prosecutors to consider misdemeanor charges. Avenatti was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge last week after his girlfriend told police he roughed her up at his apartment. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)

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