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Sunday, August 26, 2012
Melky Cabrera scandal.
Radomski, who is required to cooperate with government investigators under the terms of his probation from a 2007 plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s office in San Francisco in which he pleaded guilty to steroid distribution and money laundering, has recently repeated the same account to federal agents, according to two sources.
Juan Carlos Nunez, described by the Levinsons as a “paid consultant” of their ACES Sports Management agency, told the Daily News last week that he was behind the bizarre scheme to create a phony website and non-existent steroid cream that would help prove that Cabrera didn’t know he was ingesting testosterone. The MLBPA had filed a grievance based on the “evidence” and was preparing to take the case to arbitration in an attempt to overturn the ban when MLB busted the scheme. Nunez told The News that he acted alone and that the Levinsons had nothing to do with the website scheme, but federal agents, led by FDA criminal investigator Jeff Novitzky, as well as MLB and the MLBPA, are looking into whether Nunez was part of a conspiracy.
The Levinsons did not respond to a request for comment for this story, but Seth Levinson told the Daily News last week that neither he nor his brother had knowledge or dealings with anyone associated with the website. An MLB source also told The News last week that the MLBPA had not been presented with any evidence “at this time that the Levinsons had any connection to the website.”
Thanks to Butch.
Posted: August 26, 2012 at 10:07 AM | 5 comment(s)
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