Report: Bowden being investigated

Updated: February 23, 2009, 1:54 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden is part of a federal investigation into the skimming of signing bonuses given to prospects from Latin America.

Sports Illustrated, citing an unidentified baseball executive familiar with the investigation, reported on its Web site Sunday that the FBI is looking at Bowden's actions as far back as 1994, when he was GM of the Cincinnati Reds.

Bowden met last year with FBI investigators looking into an alleged scam involving skimming signing ...

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