Weisel is not named in the redacted public version of the doping agency report. Over the years, as investigators zeroed in on Armstrong and his team, the financier has avoided commenting on the topic of drugs in sports. When his name has come up in legal proceedings pertaining to Armstrong and doping, he has been portrayed as indifferent to doping and eager to deflect allegations that could hurt Armstrong and his team. Legal records involving Tailwind portray a different scenario.
In documents prepared for a 2005 arbitration case in which the SCA insurance firm made an earlier attempt to recoup its $11 million, the Center for Investigative Reporting found reports of three incidents in which Weisel was allegedly confronted with the doping allegations swirling around the Postal Service team: