The U.S. Government Is Trying To Take Back All The Money Lance Armstrong Made Through Dishonesty
The U.S. government, via the Justice Department, has slapped cyclist and former Olympian Lance Armstrong with a massive lawsuit for $100,000,000. The 59-page lawsuit refers to the disgraced cyclist as a "dope" "dealer" and "liar." The government has sued on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service, who sponsored Armstrong and his cycling team from 1998-2005. During that time, Armstrong engaged in an elaborate, dishonest scheme of using steroids, then getting blood transfusions to flush out evidence of the banned substances that gave him an undue advantage at the Olympics and in many tournaments, such as the Tour de France.
The U.S. government wrote in its lawsuit, "No sponsor who knew the truth about how Armstrong achieved his apparent Tour de France victories would have paid any amount of money to sponsor him or his team." The lawsuit's primary objective is to recover the tens of millions of dollars Armstrong was paid in endorsement money by the U.S. Postal Service. It is the Judiciary Report's solemn belief that Armstrong's doping and chronic blood transfusions, led to him developing cancer, as it so disrupted his body's natural functions and cell processes with foreign substances and blood, it damaged his body's entire cellular structure.
Lance Armstrong called a 'doper, dealer, and liar' in brutal Federal Government document - as the Justice Department sues the disgraced cyclist for almost $100 million
Published: 10:32 EST, 12 July 2016 - Disgraced former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has been called a 'doper, dealer, and liar’ in a brutal attack from the Federal Government. The stinging assessment was part of a 59-page document prepared by the U.S. Justice Department as part of an ongoing lawsuit worth nearly $100 million against the cyclist.
‘No sponsor who knew the truth about how Armstrong achieved his apparent Tour de France victories would have paid any amount of money to sponsor him or his team,’ U.S. Justice Department attorneys wrote, the Detroit Free Press reports. The stinging assessment of Armstrong (pictured in 2011) was part of a 59-page document prepared by the U.S. Justice Department as part of an ongoing lawsuit against the cyclist worth nearly $100 million.
The damning attack went on to accuse Armstrong of abusing his position for financial and personal gain, and was delivered as the government attempts to sue the disgraced athlete on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service. Armstrong rode for the U.S. Postal Team from 1998 to 2005, and received more than $40 million in sponsorship during his career. Government lawyers trashed the effort of Armstrong’s legal team to have the case dismissed, saying on Monday: ‘Armstrong’s motion for summary judgment should be denied in its entirety, and this Court should set a date for trial.’