U.S. Brings Fresh Charges Against Lord Black

Law360, New York (August 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A grand jury has added new charges to the stack of allegations against embattled media mogul Conrad Black and three co-defendants, claiming their fraudulent scheme led Hollinger International Inc. to file inaccurate income tax returns.

The third revised federal indictment in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois claims that Black and his associates caused the underreporting of Hollinger’s corporate income by about $13 million in 1999 and $16 million in 2000, according to court documents filed Thursday.

Black is awaiting a March...
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