Former NFL Star Ricky Williams Says Adviser Stole $6M

Law360, Houston (December 17, 2013, 6:55 PM EST) -- Retired NFL running back Ricky Williams hit his financial adviser with a breach of contract suit in Texas federal court Monday, accusing her of lying about her credentials, secretly diverting more than $6 million from his financial accounts and bungling his tax returns.

The Heisman Trophy winner, whose 11-year professional football career included stints with the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens, says he was taken in by Peggy Fulford’s false claims that she was a licensed attorney and Harvard graduate. Williams claims he...
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