Vick In More Trouble, This Time Over ERISA Violations

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor has accused suspended NFL star Michael Vick of unlawfully withdrawing $1.35 million from his marketing company's pension plan, partly to help pay criminal restitution imposed on him for his dogfighting conviction.

In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the DOL alleged that Vick violated his fiduciary duties as a plan trustee under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The DOL also filed an adversary proceeding with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern...
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