Wall Street Journal: New Twist in Armstrong Saga
"When Weisel offered Ochowicz a job at his investment bank, Thomas Weisel Partners, Ochowicz moved Verbruggen's account over with him, according to Ochowicz."
"There was no hanky-panky," he said, adding that Weisel didn't have "direct access" to Verbruggen's account. He declined to say how much money was in Verbruggen's account. He added: "I have no recollection of talking about Hein's accounts with Thom Weisel."
"To have the head of the sport, who's responsible for enforcing anti-doping rules, in business with the owner of the team that won seven straight Tours de France in violation of those rules—it certainly stinks to high heaven, particularly now, given what's been exposed that happened under his watch," said Travis Tygart, head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.