After serving 30 months of his 78-month sentence in a Florida Prison for honest services fraud, Conrad Black was granted bail Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, according to the
Today the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of limiting the use of “honest services” law in the prosecution of Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling. The ruling could affect Conrad Black, who is currently serving time for honest services fraud.
Lord Black was sentenced to 78 months in December 2007 after stealing nearly Read More
Conrad Black can’t do much traveling now that he’s been convicted on charges of fraud and obstruction of justice. This means he might have to go to jail pretty soon, but it also means that in the meantime, he can’t go on tour to promote his recently published biography of Richard Nixon. Ouch! What’s a Read More
The judge in the trial of Canadian media mogul Conrad Black has announced she will consider a range of between 78 and 97 months (or six and a half to eight years) in sentencing, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. That’s seen as good news for Mr. Black, who could have faced 20 years after being Read More
The federal government wants to seize the money Conrad Black made from the $8.5 million sale of his Park Avenue apartment.
According to this morning's Financial Times, the seizure would be part of a government effort to get $17 million from Mr. Black and two other executives of his Hollinger International following their fraud Read More
We're a little obsessed with Barbara Amiel, devoted wife of Conrad Black who once said of herself in a Vogue profile: "I have an extravagance that knows no bounds."
So imagine our excitement so see that Richard Siklos had written a short piece about the Lady Black!
Like her husband, Ms. Amiel has had Read More
A Chicago jury has found Conrad Black guilty on four of thirteen chages, three days after a judge ordered them back into deliberation. The jury had said it could not reach a consensus on all of the 16 charges being brought against four executives of Hollinger, Inc.
However, in the mixed jury verdict, Black was Read More
THE INVINCIBLE QUEST: THE LIFE OF RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON By Conrad Black McClelland & Stewart, 1,152 pages, $45 NIXON AND KISSINGER: PARTNERS IN POWER By Robert Dallek HarperCollins, 740 pages, $32.50 VERY STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: THE SHORT AND UNHAPPY MARRIAGE OF RICHARD NIXON AND SPIRO AGNEW By Jules Witcover PublicAffairs, 412 pages, $27.95 Read More
“Conrad Black is no dummy when it comes to promotion,” said Douglas Pepper.
Mr. Pepper, the president of the Canadian book-publishing company McClelland & Stewart, was on the phone from Toronto. He was explaining the timing of his client Mr. Black’s new book, The Invincible Quest: The Life of Richard Milhous Nixon, which is Read More
Jay-Z is heading over to the celebrity-filled Time Warner Center, according to the New York Post. The rapper and music and clothing entrepreneur will be renting a four-room apartment for $40,000 a month.
Embattled media mogul Conrad Black recently sold his co-op at 635 Park Avenue to developer Marty Berman for $10.5 Read More