Patrick Arnold, known as the “Father of prohormones” pleaded guilty Friday to one count of conspiracy to distribute steroids. He’s scheduled to be sentenced in August and will likely face three months in jail and three months of home detention.
In an unrelated story, former 100-meter world-record holder Tim Montgomery, who was one of several athletes implicated in the BALCO doping controversy, was arrested Friday on charges that he was connected to a multimillion-dollar bank fraud and money laundering scheme. Montgomery, an Olympic relay gold medalist at Sydney in 2000, is accused of depositing three bogus checks worth a total of $775,000 and picking up a $20,000 fee for brokering the transaction. To read the article, click here.
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