Government Offers Peek At Case Against Lord Black

Law360, New York (December 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Troubled media tycoon Conrad Black and his cohorts used non-compete agreements when selling off pieces of Hollinger International to line their pockets with cash, according to a new filing by government prosecutors.

The filing in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois outlines the government’s case against Black, the former chief of the then-Chicago Sun-Times parent company, and his co-defendants.

Black is preparing for a March trial, and has pled not guilty to an indictment that claims that he and his associates caused...
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