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Barry Bonds indicted

For perjury and obstruction of justice, according to NBC11.com:


Baseball superstar Barry Bonds was charged Thursday with perjury and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying when he said he did not use performance-enhancing drugs.

The indictment, unsealed Thursday by federal prosecutors in San Francisco, is the culmination of a four-year federal probe into whether he lied under oath to a grand jury investigating steroid use by elite athletes.


Read the rest, and a link to the -.pdf file of the actual indictment, at the link above.

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Comments (6)

Finally, now that Barry is ... (Below threshold)
Imhotep:

Finally, now that Barry is essentially retired, he gets indicted.

Asterisk is definately needed next to that record.

Way to go MLB; too late, but you got him.

Will they give him a cell next to Greg Anderson, maybe they could be cell mates?

Wow! Now that's a shocker!<... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Wow! Now that's a shocker!


As Borat would say......"......Not!...."

Way past due... but well de... (Below threshold)
marc:

Way past due... but well deserved!

And we all thought Michael ... (Below threshold)

And we all thought Michael Vick had problems: Bonds is in the cross hairs of not only a Federal prosecutor, but a prosecutor that has the weight and influence of a former Senate Majority Leader behind him.

So....Patrick Fitzgerald is... (Below threshold)
914:

So....Patrick Fitzgerald is still at it ehh?

Well, well....I guess Greg ... (Below threshold)
Imhotep:

Well, well....I guess Greg and Barry can't be cellmates. I wonder WHAT additional information was obtained. I bet Greg Anderson realized Bonds ain't gonna pay him and he squealed.

BTW, Anderson is/was freed from jail now.




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