German anti-doping crusader Werner Franke has filed charges against Jan Ullrich, according to the...
German anti-doping crusader Werner Franke has filed charges against Jan Ullrich, according to the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper. Franke says that the former Tour de France winner has sworn an affidavit that Ullrich knows is not true. Ullrich has allegedly sworn that he has had nothing to do with Dr. Eufemiano Fuentes. "But that contradicts the documents from the Guardia Civil," Franke said.
Franke also claims to know which bank Fuentes used to accept money from his clients. "It is a Chinese bank with a branch in Zürich."
At Ullrich's request, a court recently issued a temporary injunction against Franke and his claim that the rider paid €35,000 yearly for doping products. Franke has appealed the ruling.
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