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Conrad Black Sent Back to Prison

At resentencing he's handed 3.5 years

(Newser) - Conrad Black faced two fates at resentencing today: free for good or back to prison. He got stuck with the latter. Judge Amy St. Eve ruled that the once-powerful media mogul had not served enough time for defrauding investors and sentenced Black to 3.5 years in prison. Prosecutors say... More »

Conrad Black Appeals Prison Sentence

Jailed newspaper tycoon says evidence too flimsy to convict

(Newser) - Lawyers for former newspaper mogul Conrad Black appealed his 6½-year prison term for fraud today, arguing that the jury received bad instructions and that the evidence failed to prove he had knowledge of shady dealings, reports Canada's National Post. Black was convicted of bilking about $6 million from Hollinger... More »

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