Michael Vick’s ‘Advisors’ Going Green

Posted: August 14, 2008 in Headlines

Going with his green!

Bankruptcy judge orders hearing in Vick case

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


“Mr. Vick has selected personal advisors, including agents and financial advisors, an unknown number of whom have taken advantage of Mr. Vick’s trust,” McDow wrote in his motion. “Notably, both Ms. (Mary) Wong and Mr. Talbot obtained broad written authority from Mr. Vick to act as his attorney-in-fact over all of his financial affairs.”


Also, according to court documents, Vick had retained Wong, of Omaha, Neb., in the “summer or autumn” of 2007 to serve as his business manager. He gave her a broad power of attorney over his financial affairs and $550,000. Vick’s attorneys have sought to have Wong account for the funds and have accused her, in court documents, of having “removed additional substantial funds … without his authorization.”


In court documents, Vick’s attorneys noted that Wong had been barred by the New York Stock Exchange’s hearing board for misappropriation of customer funds and other questionable activity.

According to court documents, Talbot received $35,000 and a 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 (valued at between $80,000 and $85,000) from Vick to serve as his financial advisor.(more…)


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