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Brazilian Judge Denies Request To Dismiss Ryan Lochte's Criminal Case — And The Swimmer Might Soon Face A VERY Big Fine!

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Things aren't getting any easier for Ryan Lochte even as the media chaos from his summer in Rio has died down.

The Olympic swimming star may have gotten out of Brazil without facing jail time, but his lawyers are still working on trying to get his pending charges in the robbery-turned-vandalism case dismissed… and they are having little success.

Related: Ryan Is Confident Fans Will 'Forgive' Him For Rio

This week, a judge in the Brazilian Court of Justice denied the Lochte team's request to dismiss his criminal case, and in doing so, also transferred the case to an even higher court!

The case will now be heard in the Ministry of Justice which, according to

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Ryan Lochte Just Scored Another Endorsement Deal — With A Very Appropriate Slogan…

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Looks like Ryan Lochte is (slowly) getting back in business!

Even though his time on Dancing With The Stars was especially short-lived, the disgraced Olympic swimmer is trying to make a comeback, and now, he's doing it with… Debt.com?!?!

Related: Cheryl Burke Defends Ryan After The DWTS Protest!

OK, so it's not Speedo or any of his other old, cushy endorsement deals, but Lochte now has two companies under his belt for personal endorsements, and that's… something?!

The swimmer already had a deal with Pine Brothers throat lozenges, and as of Tuesday, he's

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Ellen DeGeneres Gets To The Bottom Of Things In Revealing Ryan Lochte Interview! Get A Sneak Peek!

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Ellen DeGeneres isn't really known for her hard-hitting interviews, but this is pretty serious stuff.

In a preview of Monday's all new show, the funny lady talks to disgraced swimmer Ryan Lochte — and gets to the bottom of his Rio Olympics scandal!

OK, not really, but she does ask some questions to which we've been dying to hear the answers!

Related: Ryan Lochte's 10-Month Suspension Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg!

For instance, did he sign up for Dancing With The Stars JUST to clean up his image? What advice did his teammate Michael Phelps give him? And will Ryan be swimming in Tokyo in four years??

Find out all the answers (below)!

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Ryan Lochte's Swimming Career Is In Serious Jeopardy — 10-Month Suspension Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg!

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Ryan Lochte better hang on to his Dancing With the Stars gig for dear life!

As we previously reported, the U.S. Olympic Committee officially suspended Ryan for 10 months on Wednesday. The punishment — which some members of the committee felt was too harsh — was handed down about a month after Lochte lied about a robbery in Rio.

While initial reports suggested Ryan could still swim under the suspension, TMZ is now alleging the scandalized athlete will NOT be allowed to compete in any meets for the duration of his sentence — including the pivotal National Championships, which could jeopardize his chance at the 2020 Summer Olympics!

Related: Ryan Will Only Answer Questions About DWTS… Not His Suspension

Well, we guess this is what you get for causing an international scandal for no reason. Oof.

But that's not all… No, to make matters even worse

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