Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.
A group of investors led by Chicago technology entrepreneur Michael Ferro Jr. and former Newsday publisher Timothy Knight has purchased the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper company, including its suburban papers.
Media mogul Conrad Black has reported back to prison, and will be there for the next 13 months to serve out his sentence for defrauding investors.
Former media mogul Conrad Black must go back to prison in two months, according to an order issued by a federal judge on Monday.
Lord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.
Two federal lawmakers from Illinois have mounted an effort to get tougher on public corruption, by giving new tools to prosecutors.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they would not seek to retry former media mogul and Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black, after two fraud convictions were tossed out last year by an appellate court.
A federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he’s out of prison on bail.
A federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black’s 2007 fraud convictions — raising at least the possibility he won’t return to prison.
Conrad Black (File Photo) CBS CHICAGO (CBS) ―Former media mogul and Chicago Sun-Times parent company owner Conrad Black won’t be allowed to return to his home in Canada for the time being.