Canadian Cyclist
   Follow us on Twitter
 
Find us on Facebook
 
D'Ornellas Xmas (+9516) Nov 29
 
ACS Apollo Bikes - November 19
 
WoB (+6935) - Oct 28
 
IMBA Canada - Dec 14
 
Share the Road - Dec 14
 

 

 

 
Spec We Win Road CC2 Oct 6
 

Daily News


 

April 14/08 1:43 am - Ullrich Buyout Ends Investigation


Posted by Editor on 04/14/08
 

Ullrich Buyout Ends Investigation

German media are reporting that former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has paid a substantial fine to end the fraud investigation that the public prosecutor in Bonn has been pursuing for nearly two years. Prosecutors had accused Ullrich of using performance enhancing drugs which, under German law, led to fraud charges of deceiving the public, his team and his sponsors.

The ongoing action included a raid of Ullrich's residence and the seizure of material which Bonn investigators will now be able to use in future doping investigations. The agreement, which is reported to be 'six figures' (with quoted figures ranging from 250,000 to one million Euros) means that Ullrich has not been found guilty of the charges.

On his personal website (janullrich.de), Ullrich stated: "There can be no confession because I have never cheated anyone.... I [accepted the settlement] to free my family from the public pressure of the matter ... the payment is not an admission of guilt. The public attorneys never challenged me to make one."

 


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
Coach Chris November 19
 
BikeSports Xmas Dec 3
 
ARG button Sept 17.14
 

 

 

 
Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)
 
  


 
 © Copyright 1998-2014 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login