Lance Armstrong Wants Feds' FCA Suit Axed

Law360, Chicago (July 24, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong urged a Washington federal judge Tuesday to throw out the U.S. government's False Claims Act suit against him, arguing the government sat on the allegations for over a decade as it enjoyed the fruits of sponsoring Armstrong's cycling team.

In a motion to dismiss the case, Armstrong argued that the government's FCA, unjust enrichment and fraud claims are all time-barred.

As early as 2000, allegations of widespread doping on Armstrong's team and in cycling at large were common in the media, but...
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