Armstrong Hit With False Ad Class Suit Over Memoir Lies

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2013, 4:51 PM EST) -- Lance Armstrong and his publishers were hit with a false advertising class action in California federal court Tuesday by book buyers who say two of Armstrong’s books, which were marketed as truthful biographies, were “exposed as frauds” when he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs.

Armstrong, who admitted to using the drugs to win a record seven Tour de France titles in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey on Jan. 17, is accused of falsely marketing two books, “It’s Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to...
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Case Title

Stutzman et al. v. Armstrong, et al.


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2:13-cv-00116

Court

California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending

Judge

Morrison C. England, Jr

Date Filed

January 21, 2013

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