The Barry Bonds Indictment

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The Barry Bonds Indictment

Mon Nov 19, 2007 @ 10:27AM PST

Posted by Eriq Gardner

Bonds2 If you haven't read the indictment against Barry Bonds on four counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice, here's your chance. Bonds’ indictment, long on the slugger's previous grand jury testimony and short on scintillating new details, illustrates the risks to celebrities and top corporate executives. Namely, prosecutors love high-profile targets. Bonds is expected to turn himself in to authorities today.

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