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Literary Frauds
By Scott Bixby
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Lance Armstrong

Photograph by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Lance Armstrong has more than angry former fans and teammates to deal with: Readers of the cyclist's two memoirs, It's Not About the Bike and Every Second Counts, have filed a class action accusing Armstrong and several publishers of fraud and false advertising. Click ahead to see other would-be memoirists whose literary aspirations prompted monetary repercussions.

Pictured: People walk past graffiti depicting Lance Armstrong in a yellow jersey, the traditional garb of the seven-time Tour De France winner, attached to an IV drip on January 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.