SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal agents have raided the home of the
mother-in-law of Barry Bonds' personal trainer Greg Anderson.
Madeleine Gestas is the target of a tax investigation that Anderson's lawyer says is aimed at pressuring the trainer to testify at Bonds' upcoming perjury trial.
Attorney Mark Geragos said he believes the raid Wednesday is in
response to his refusal to tell prosecutors whether Anderson would
Anderson served more than a year in prison for refusing to testify against Bonds before a federal grand jury. Those close to him says he will not testify at the slugger's March 2 trial.
Geragos said Anderson received a government subpoena last week
demanding his testimony at trial. If he refuses to testify he could be sent to prison again.
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