The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, saying the cyclist violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and was "unjustly enriched" while cheating to win the Tour de France.
Lance Armstrong's decision to tell the truth about his doping exposed him to two major problems -- the risk of a $90 million debt and the renewed possibility of a criminal charge and time in the penitentiary.
The Justice Department has joined a lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong that alleges the former, seven-time Tour de France champion concealed his use of performance-enhancing drugs and defrauded his long-time sponsor.
Lance Armstrong resisted turning over records sought by U.S Postal Service investigators, then tried to keep the inquiry under seal and out of the public eye, according to recently released court documents.
Floyd Landis was arraigned Friday morning in U.S. District Court in San Diego on a single count of wire fraud related to fund-raising for his legal defense, but his case will be dismissed if he repays donors within three years.
Lance Armstrong's legal team says Floyd Landis and Tyler Hamilton, former Armstrong teammates who have admitted using performance-enhancing drugs, are part of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's efforts to prove the cyclist doped during his record-setting caree
Federal authorities in San Diego are investigating possible fraud charges against former professional cyclist Floyd Landis in relation to his legal defense fund, which closed its books almost five years ago.