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U.S. government sues Lance Armstrong over doping scandal

The lawsuit accuses Armstrong of defrauding the U.S. Postal Service by taking sponsorship money while cheating

If you thought the shame of Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal had finally blown away with the sands of time, you would be wrong.

When last we checked in with the scandal, the U.S. government was pondering joining a whistleblower lawsuit against Armstrong brought by his former teammate, Floyd Landis, after Armstrong admitted in January to doping for many years of his career. On Tuesday the government stopped pondering and filed its court documents.

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