She said: "Even before the BALCO
situation, I was always a proponent of: `If you do the crime you do the time'.
But the case really erupted when the United States Anti-Doping Agency accused BALCO
of being the source of THG.
The federal grand jury in San Francisco brought charges against leading athletics coach Korchemny, Greg Anderson, a personal trainer of baseball star Barry Bonds, and two employees of California-based BALCO
Laboratories - owner Victor Conte and vice-president Jim Valente.
are at the centre of an FBI investigation into the illegal supply of steroids and other performance-boosting drugs.
According to Balco
, this acquisition strengthens and complements its product offering and customer offering.
As Lisa Hayward, Balco
's marketing manager, says: "We can take a requirement from a client and turn it into a process reality.
In January 2012, Vedanta proposed to pay USD2.94bn for the state's stake in Hindustan Zinc plus an additional USD338m for its BALCO
shares, but received no response to the offer and to two subsequent letters.
At the recent chimney collapse accident at the Balco
plant, all the dead except one were from Bihar and Jharkhand.
Vedanta had obtained the support of its shareholders last October to offer up to $ 3.48 billion to buy the government's minority stakes in HZL and Balco
The collapsed chimney was under construction at Balco
Nagar and the mishap has reportedly claimed at least 20 lives.
Jones, who has taken a liedetector test, has found herself embroiled in the BALCO
scandal, but has consistently denied ever taking illegal substances - although she has praised a zinc supplement marketed by Conte.