Judge Allows Conspiracy Evidence In Lord Black Case

Law360, New York (March 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has ruled that prosecutors can enter conspiracy evidence against media magnate Conrad Black and two other defendants even though they have not been charged with conspiracy.

In a ruling Tuesday, Judge Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois said that the government has identified ample evidence that two separate conspiracies existed.

The conspiracies, her order says, are an agreement to defraud Hollinger International through a series of non-compete payments made by companies that purchased the company’s community...
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