Lance Armstrong a Dope Dealer and Liar Per US Government Filing in Whistleblower Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong a Dope Dealer and Liar Per US Government Filing in Whistleblower Lawsuit

Earlier this year, Lance Armstrong’s attorneys filed for Summary Judgment, which is a request for a an immediate favorable judgment to be issued without a trial. The matter at hand was a whistleblower lawsuit initiated in 2010 by one of Armstrong’s teammates, which claimed that Armstrong had defrauded the government by doping while being sponsored by the US Postal Service.

In April, Armstrong’s legal defense team claimed that, since the cyclist had not personally signed any of the sponsorship contracts, he couldn’t be held liable, and that USPS (United States Postal Service) had actually benefitted from the agreement in spite of the fallen athlete’s doping.

The saga of Lance Armstrong’s use of performance enhancing drugs has already made it into a movie by renowned director Stephen Frears (The Program, 2015), and it keeps attracting media attention. Frears, who did extensive research to make the film, has commented that doping is surprisingly common among top cyclists. But that is apparently not enough of an excuse for the US Justice Department, which joined in to prosecute the whistleblower lawsuit in 2013....

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