Vincent White, the attorney of banned New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia who claimed his client was part of a steroid conspiracy by Major League Baseball, is taking legal action against MLB for what he claims to be "corrupt, mob-like activity."
White released a statement on Monday announcing an upcoming press conference to reveal a lawsuit that he claims will "uncover years of corruption" inside MLB.
White alleges that a "detailed multi year investigation" revealed the league broke a number of laws that include extortion threats, obstruction of justice and invasion of privacy, among other things.
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It was initially reported that Mejia was bringing the lawsuit, but White told Lindsey Adler of Buzz Feed News that wasn’t the case.
Update: Attorney tells me Mejia is not involved with this case. (I believed it was bc had discussed a similar lawsuit on behalf of Mejia.)