National Post founder Conrad Black stripped of Order of Canada

MONTREAL, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Convicted media mogul Conrad Black has been stripped of the Order of Canada and removed from the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, officials said.

Conrad Black assessed $5.1 million back tax bill

TORONTO, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A Canadian court has ruled that publisher and author Conrad Black owes the government $5.1 million in back taxes.
Toronto Star reporter serves Mayor Rob Ford with libel notice for calling him a pedophile

Toronto Star reporter serves Mayor Rob Ford with libel notice for calling him a pedophile

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Mayor Rob Ford served with libel notice by Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale following pedophile accusation.
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Conrad Black fights to keep honor title

Conrad Black fights to keep honor title

OTTAWA, July 10 (UPI) -- Convicted media fraudster Conrad Black has begun a Federal Court bid to avoid being stripped of the honor of being an officer in the Order of Canada.
Canada's news media near sole-source

Canada's news media near sole-source

TORONTO, June 17 (UPI) -- The downsizing of news media in Canada has led to a situation in which newspaper publishers are indirectly paying their competition for news.
Conrad Black released from prison

Conrad Black released from prison

MIAMI, May 4 (UPI) -- Fallen media mogul Conrad Black, convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice, was released Friday from a Florida prison.

Reports: Canada to allow Conrad Black back

OTTAWA, May 1 (UPI) -- Canada will let former press magnate Conrad Black back in the country when he is freed from a U.S. prison, the National Post and QMI Agency reported Tuesday.

Conrad Black approaching release date

TORONTO, April 29 (UPI) -- Convicted media mogul Conrad Black is expected to be released from federal prison in the United States this week, a corrections official said Sunday.
Canada reconsiders Conrad Black's honor

Canada reconsiders Conrad Black's honor

OTTAWA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Canada is considering revoking an honor it bestowed on imprisoned former media mogul Conrad Black, the governor general's office said.

Conrad Black files suit against former COO

CHICAGO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Former newspaper chain executive Conrad Black has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against David Radler, a former partner, court papers say.

Conrad Black back in prison

MIAMI, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Convicted media mogul Conrad Black was back behind bars Tuesday after surrendering to federal authorities in Miami, authorities said.

Conrad Black heading back to prison

CHICAGO, July 12 (UPI) -- Ex-media executive Conrad Black has been ordered back to federal prison Sept. 6 to finish his sentence for fraud, a judge's order released Monday shows.
Conrad Black resentenced, gets 48 months

Conrad Black resentenced, gets 48 months

CHICAGO, June 24 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago Friday ordered former media baron Conrad Black back to prison for defrauding investors of Hollinger International.
Court rejects Conrad Black petition

Court rejects Conrad Black petition

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the case of former newspaper mogul Conrad Black, opening the way for his re-sentencing next month in Chicago.

Conrad Black appeals to high court again

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Newspaper tycoon Conrad Black has appealed his remaining fraud and obstruction of justice convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Conrad Black
Barbara Amiel Black, wife of Conrad Black, arrives for her husband's bond hearing at federal court in Chicago on July 19, 2007. Black was convicted on July 13 on charges of mail fraud and obstruction of justice. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Carleton University, (B.A.) Université Laval (LL.L.)

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour, OC, PC (Can.), KCSG (born August 25, 1944) is a Canadian-born member of the British House of Lords, historian, columnist and publisher who was for a time the third largest newspaper magnate in the world. Black controlled Hollinger International, Inc. Through affiliates, the company published major newspapers including The Daily Telegraph (UK), Chicago Sun Times (U.S.), Jerusalem Post (Israel), National Post (Canada), and hundreds of community newspapers in North America.

He was convicted of fraud in a US court in 2007 and sentenced to six and a half years' imprisonment. On July 19, 2010 Black was granted bail. The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two of the three remaining mail fraud counts in October of that year. On June 24, 2011 he was resentenced on one remaining count of mail fraud and one count of obstruction of justice to a prison term of 42 months and a fine of $125,000 (USD). As the 29 months Black has served is included in this sentence, he is required to return to prison on September 6, 2011, for a remaining thirteen months.

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