Perjury Brings Probation For Bankrupt Ex-NHL Owner

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ordered two years probation for Peter H. Pocklington, the former owner of the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers, who pled guilty to concealing his assets in a 2008 personal bankruptcy filing.

Judge Virginia A. Phillips’ ruling Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California hews closely to a Sept. 8 recommendation from prosecutors who backed a lenient sentence for the Canadian businessman because he’d complied with his plea agreement and was cooperating with a court-appointed bankruptcy trustee....
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