Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch surrenders to DEA
Exactly one year after the Biogenesis scandal rocked MLB, the founder, Tony Bosch, has been arrested for conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids.
Exactly one year ago, 13 players were suspended for their involvement with a South Florida clinic called Biogenesis, relating to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A total of 17 players in all were nailed at some point with drug-related suspensions tied to the clinic, but it doesn't stop there, because now Tony Bosch, founder of the clinic, has surrendered to the DEA:
Tony Bosch being taken into custody at DEA office in Weston, Fl. pic.twitter.com/Tw63FKunpd— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) August 5, 2014
Per Quinn's reporting, Bosch will plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids. Further, he reports this isn't just due to involvement with MLB players, as Bosch was reportedly supplying even high school kids with substances. He faces up to 10 years in prison, though Quinn reports that is "highly unlikely."
Also, Bosch wasn't alone. Quinn reports 10 people were arrested, including ...
ARod cousin Yuri Sucart being led from DEA in Weston, Fl. Headed to federal courthouse in Miami. pic.twitter.com/hjXQCtAR5W— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) August 5, 2014
One might recall that Alex Rodriguez has claimed in the past that Sucart was the one providing him with PEDs and encouraging him to use them, but the two seem to have had a falling out, as Sucart filed a lawsuit against A-Rod for $5 million last year.