Ullrich's "suspicious cash withdrawals"

Prosecutors in Bonn, Germany, continue to make their way through Jan Ullrich's Bank records. They...

Prosecutors in Bonn, Germany, continue to make their way through Jan Ullrich's Bank records. They have now come up with "suspicious cash withdrawals", the dates of which correspond to notes in Dr. Eufemiano Fuentes' records, Focus magazine has reported. The magazine also reports that there is evidence that Ullrich and his mentor Rudy Pevenage flew repeatedly to Madrid.

According to the magazine, Ullrich "withdrew five figure sums from his Swiss bank account" during his training times in 2005 and 2006. The transactions are said to correspond in time to medication delivery by Fuentes to the athlete using the code name 'Nr.1'.

The Bonn prosecutors announced earlier this month that their examination of Ullrich's bank records showed a transfer of 25,000 Euros to Fuentes in early 2004. They are now further investigating whether the German cyclist then changed to paying cash for the Spanish doctor's services.

Ullrich has continued to maintain that he had no contact with Fuentes. Focus claims, however that there are travel documents which show that Ullrich and Pevenage "flew to Madrid at least five times".

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