Lord Black Sentenced To Six Years

Law360, New York (December 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge ordered Lord Conrad Black on Monday to trade in his jet-setting life for six years behind bars as part of his criminal fraud conviction.

Judge Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois sentenced the former media baron to 78 months in prison. She also ordered him to forfeit $6.1 million in ill-gotten profits from his former company, Hollinger International Inc., and to pay a $125,000 fine.

"Mr. Black, you have violated your duty to Hollinger and its...
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