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Lawyers: Company to pay $1.2M to 'Three Cups' author's charity in settlement over legal costs

HELENA, Mont. - An insurance company will pay $1.2 million to a charity co-founded by "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson in a settlement over the legal costs of a lawsuit and an investigation into Mortenson and the Central Asia Institute, attorneys involved in the settlement said. The settlement, if approved, will mark an end to more than two years of legal troubles for Mortenson after "60 Minutes" and author Jon Krakauer published reports that alleged Mortenson fabricated parts of his bestselling books and mismanaged the Central Asia Institute.

Lance Armstrong sued for fraud over book fabrications

By Alison Frankel Jan 23 (Reuters) - Two California men have sued Lance Armstrong and his book publishers for fraud and false advertising, claiming that the cyclist's best-selling memoirs, billed as non-fiction, were revealed to be filled with lies after he confessed last week to systematic doping.
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