Lance Armstrong’s FCA Woes: 3 Lessons For Contractors

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that it would intervene in the False Claims Act suit against Lance Armstrong and his racing team, Tailwind Sports. The suit, originally filed as a qui tam action by Armstrong’s former teammate, Floyd Landis, alleges that Armstrong’s use of steroids and other banned substances breached the so-called “morals clause” of his sponsorship arrangement with the U.S. Postal Service. The complaint details a sophisticated doping operation that included hidden compartments for banned substances, back-alley blood transfusions and huge payments of...
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