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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)

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)

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)

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

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

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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