FLOYD LANDIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Landis agrees to repay defense donors

Cyclist Floyd Landis has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud in San Diego and prosecutors agreed to defer prosecution on condition he makes restitution to people from whom he raised money to fund his fight against doping charges. Landis entered the plea Friday in federal court and was ordered released on his own recognizance. The Floyd Fairness Fund exceeded $1 million. Landis initially...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Landis has deal with feds

Cyclist Floyd Landis says he has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors over allegations that he fraudulently solicited donations for a defense fund he set up to fight doping charges. Court documents show Landis is scheduled to appear before a federal judge Friday morning for a ''deferred prosecution'' hearing. Landis told ESPN.com that at the hearing he...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Feds won't pursue charges if Landis repays donors

Cyclist Floyd Landis says he has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors over allegations that he fraudulently solicited donations for a defense fund he set up to fight doping charges. Court documents show Landis is scheduled to appear before a federal judge Friday morning for a ''deferred prosecution'' hearing. Landis tells ESPN.com that at the hearing he...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Feds investigating Landis

Cyclist Floyd Landis is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible wire and mail fraud connected to a defense fund he set up to fight doping charges, according to multiple reports. The San Diego Union-Tribune first reported on the case, and said late Thursday that Landis confirmed he has received a letter from the U.S. attorney's office informing him he is a target...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Landis convicted of hacking into computer lab

Floyd Landis is best known for his 2006 Tour de France title -which he was later stripped of after his involvement in a major doping scandal. Landis, who admitted to doping from 2002 through 2006, made news on Thursday. According to reports, a France court convicted him for his role in hacking into the computers of the anti-doping lab just weeks after being accused of doping during...
Via Diehardsport
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Landis Convicted in France Over Doping Lab Hacking

American cyclist Floyd Landis was convicted by a French court for his role in hacking into the computers of the anti-doping lab that caught him cheating at the 2006 Tour de France.
Via New York Times Sports
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

French court convicts Landis for role in hacking

Disgraced American cyclist Floyd Landis was convicted by a French court Thursday for his role in hacking into the computers of the anti-doping lab that caught him cheating at the 2006 Tour de France.
Via ESPN
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Landis convicted in French lab hacking (AP)

A French court has convicted American cyclist Floyd Landis in absentia for his role in hacking into the computers of a French doping lab. The court in the western Paris suburb of Nanterre has given Landis a 12-month suspended prison sentence -- six months fewer than the penalty sought by the state prosecutor.
Via Yahoo! Sports
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Landis convicted over doping lab hacking

A French court has convicted American cyclist Floyd Landis in absentia for his role in hacking into the computers of a French doping lab. Landis received a 12-month suspended prison sentence.
Via Universal Sports
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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