I can accept Elijah was pretty busy but the wife doesn’t check the accounts? This happened over 4 years and involved $400,000 while they were trying to save for a house - someone was asleep at the wheel. Having said that obviously the guy was manipulative and got himself into a position of absolute trust. Sad story.This article goes over the Elijah Taylor case in more detail.
A lot of players complain about managers that lose them money on deals that don't come off. This goes far beyond that. The guy had access to his accounts and was using it to fun holidays, pay for motorcycles. The part about leaving his dying father so they can meet with Ivan Cleary was tough reading. Warriors staff telling him to miss the game, manager insist he go so he can take a meeting as well. Cleary likely would of told him to delay it.
Rugby league: Former New Zealand Warriors NRL star Elijah Taylor reveals full story after his manager misappropriated $400,000 - NZ HeraldThe first emotion for Elijah Taylor was disbelief. That was swiftly followed by shock.www.nzherald.co.nz
Also wonder if this affected his whole career. Had all this was all going on in the background and it probably cost him a couple of big future contracts as his form dropped off in 2018, when he should have been in his prime. He’s only 30 now and has no contract next year...