11 biggest business scandals of 2013

From the NSA leaks to the horse meat in Ikea meatballs, 2013 was an eventful one on the scandal front.

Lance Armstrong

2013 scandals lance armstrong

This one already seems like a distant memory. After years of denials and deflective finger-pointing, Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and cycling champion, came clean in January and told us (via Oprah) what we already knew: He doped. The cyclist lost all of his major sponsors and cut his ties to the Livestrong foundation.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 27 2013 09:02 AM ET
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