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Whistleblower case against Lance Armstrong proceeds towards trial

Whistleblower cases are not typically high-profile, media-fueled cases. But, when the defendant is one of America’s formerly-beloved sports superstars, the False Claims Act becomes front-and-center news around the world. And according to an order from a federal judge last Thursday, the most highly-publicized False Claims Act case in recent memory will move forward towards what is sure to be an equally high-profile trial. Read More ...
 

Federal Prosecutors Seek More Than $96 Million in Damages From Lance Armstrong

American taxpayers have 96 million reasons to care what Lance Armstrong says under oath later this month. Prosecutors are seeking more than $96 million from the disgraced cyclist, according to documents Armstrong’s lawyers attached to motions they filed in Washington federal court earlier this week. Armstrong, according to the documents filed in the False Claims lance-armstrong/#more-'" class="more-link">more » Read More ...
 

The Federal Government is Going After Lance Armstrong’s Money

AUSTIN, Texas — The federal government is going after Lance Armstrong’s money. As much as it can get. The Justice Department unveiled its formal complaint against 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. The government had lance-armstrongs-money/#more-'" class="more-link">more » Read More ...
 

Feds join civil fraud case against Lance Armstrong

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. According to a federal official with knowledge of the matter, the U.S. Department of Justice has joined lance-armstrong/#more-'" class="more-link">more » Read More ...
 

Justice Department Poised to Join Whistleblower Suit Against Lance Armstrong

Justice Department officials have recommended joining a federal whistleblower lawsuit aimed at clawing back sponsorship money from former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department has been weighing the matter since 2010, when the suit was filed by Armstrong’s former teammate Floyd Landis. All whistleblower suits are kept lance-armstrong/#more-'" class="more-link">more » Read More ...
 

Armstong Update: Fined $10 Million for Perjury; False Claims Act Case Still Moving Forward

Lance Armstrong is facing legal issues on multiple fronts related to his use of performance-enhancing drugs ("PEDs") as a professional cyclist, particularly while riding for the U.S. Postal Service's professional riding team from 1996 to 2004. Read More ...
 

Deputy Associate AG Talks False Claims Act

Yesterday, Deputy Associate Attorney General Stephen Cox delivered remarks on the False Claims Act and qui tam enforcement by the Department of Justice.  His speech touched on five major topics: Fraud on the Taxpayer Qui Tam Dismissals Subregulatory Guidance Piling On Cooperation Credit Read More ...
 

DOJ Cites James Hoyer Case in 2018 Report on the False Claims Act

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued its report on False Claims Act cases for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2018.  In the report, DOJ cited James Hoyer’s case against Prime Healthcare as an example of DOJ’s efforts to hold individuals accountable for fraud: Read More ...