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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 05:57 PM

Lance Armstrong Subject Of Government Criminal Investigation: REPORT


Lance Armstrong's doping confession to Oprah Winfrey may bring more trouble to the disgraced cyclist than forgiveness.

On the same day that Forbes ranked Armstrong atop (although in a "virtual tie with Manti Te'o) its list of "The 10 Most Disliked Athletes In America" ABC reported that he is the focus of a criminal investigation by federal investigators.

After years of strident denials, Armstrong publicly confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during his storied cycling career. The confession came several months after he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from elite competition on the heels of a damning USADA report implicated him in the "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen."

Per ABC's unnamed source, federal "agents are actively investigating Armstrong for obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation" relating to his PED use and the aggressive tactics he used to silence those who previously attempted to come forward with the truth. ..................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/06/lance-armstrong-government-investigation_n_2632300.html



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marmar Feb 2013 OP
kysrsoze Feb 2013 #1
joeybee12 Feb 2013 #2
2on2u Feb 2013 #3
libtodeath Feb 2013 #4
duffyduff Feb 2013 #5

Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:01 PM

1. So the gub'mint prosecutes athletes but doesn't bother with banksters. Nice :|

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Response to kysrsoze (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:03 PM

2. My first thought, too...nt

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Response to kysrsoze (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:15 PM

3. If Lance had bombed a ME country with no provocation he'd be better off, nary a scratch would

 

he endure.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:17 PM

4. Why are they wasting time on this,who really gives a fuck?

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Response to libtodeath (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:52 PM

5. A lot of us care. n/t

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