Andreu willing to cooperate with whistleblower suit against Armstrong

Frankie Andreu says he will cooperate fully if he is subpoenaed in the False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong and his US Postal Service team associates. The whistleblower (qui tam) case was first was raised by Floyd Landis is 2010 after he confessed to doping while a member of the team. The government joined the suit in 2013 and although Armstrong's agent Bill Stapleton and business partner Bart Knaggs reportedly agreed to settle with the government, Armstrong's attorneys continue to fight charges they defrauded the government by cheating with performance enhancing drugs. Andreu could be given a summons to appear as early as March, but he is not sure why.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.