Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong

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Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong
Fri, 02-22-2013 - 12:31pm

The federal government finally has stated its opinion on the Lance Armstrong case.

It believes the former cyclist committed fraud through cheating and lies.

And now it wants its money back times three – possibly around $100 million.

The U.S. Department of Justice made it official Friday when it joined a civil fraud suit against the former cyclist under the False Claims Act. By joining the suit, the government is teaming up with another confessed cycling cheat, Floyd Landis, who filed the suit under seal in June 2010.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/cycling/2013/02/22/lance-armstrong-floyd--landis-department-of-justic-whistleblower-lawsuit/1935951/?csp=fbfanpage

Wow.  Any thoughts about this?  Are you surprised to see the federal government get involved?

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