James J. West, former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District in Pennsylvania in 1989 and the alleged source that tipped off Linda McMahon about the impending steroid investigation has denied the claim to TheDay.com, who ran the original story. The website says that a WWE spokesman said that the company would stand by their previous statement that West was the source of the tip.
The investigation led to a steroid trial in which Vince McMahon was implicated but acquitted of all charges. Dr. George Zahorian was sentenced to 36 months in jail in 1991 for illegally distributing steroids.
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