Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Bleak outlook for tycoon Conrad Black?
This summer has been a pressing time for the erstwhile Canook press baron. Yet the New York Sun posted a paen to Conrad Black, and has pledged to run anything the disgraced tycoon might pen from inside the pen...assuming he cannot get his prison time reduced from the maximum of 35 years. The final sentencing is expected in November. After surrendering his passport, Black is not going anywhere anytime soon. Here's a link to a timeline for this high profile case, which resulted in three counts of fraud, and one obstruction of justice.
The racketeering charges were dropped, but still provoke questions.