UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
BARRY LAMAR BONDS
The Grand Jury Charges:
At all times relevant to this Indictment:
1. The defendant, BARRY LAMAR BONDS ("Bonds"), was a Major League Baseball player for the San Francisco Giants
2. Balco Labratories, Inc. ("Balco"), was a California corporation performing blood-testing, among other functions. Balco was in Bulingame, California.
3. Greg Anderson ("Anderson") was a personal athletic trainer whose client included numerous professional athletes, including Bonds. Anderson was affiliated with Balco in that, among other things, he: obtained illegal drugs for later distribution to his clients (including professional athletes); submitted biological specimens from his clients to Balco for testing (including sending the specimens off to outside laboratories for analysis); and obtained the laboratory analysis results of those specimens from Balco.
4. A federal criminal investigation ("the criminal investigation"), led by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation Division ("IRS-CID), commenced in the Northern District of California concerning Balco's distribution of anabolic steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs and the related money laundering of proceeds from the drug distributions. The criminal investigation initially resulted in an indictment and the convictions of four defendants on federal charges, including illegal drug distribution and money laundering offenses.
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Barry Bonds Indictment - PDF