A former partner of Michael Avenatti is accusing Avenatti of hiding millions of dollars from a federal bankruptcy court overseeing his law firm's bankruptcy, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The partner, Jason Frank, alleged in court papers filed Tuesday that Avenatti did not disclose to the court he received millions of dollars in legal fees through six bank accounts during the bankruptcy, the Times reported. 


Avenatti's firm, Eagan Avenatti, was required to to file reports on its income and spending while it was under bankruptcy protection beginning in March 2017, according to the Times. 

Avenatti, the attorney for Stormy Daniels, used some of the money he received through the accounts for personal compensation, Frank reportedly alleged in court papers. 
“This includes brazen acts of bankruptcy fraud,” Frank’s attorney, Scott H. Sims, said in court papers, according to the Times. 
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge last year ordered Eagan Avenatti to pay $10 million to Frank, formerly an attorney for the firm, the Times reported last year.
Avenatti denied the claims that he illegally hid millions of dollars, telling the Times in an email that "every dollar has been properly accounted for."

“Every dollar has been properly accounted for and reported as required and as previously set forth in numerous accountings,” he said by email. “This is much to-do about nothing.”

“There has never been any misdeeds or fraud — any claim to the contrary is politically motivated, completely bogus and driven by Jason’s own personal demons and vendetta,” he added.

According to the Times, Avenatti is slated to appear in court Thursday to face questions over his firm's failure to pay Frank the $10 million.