Page last updated at 23:04 GMT, Wednesday, 25 June 2008 00:04 UK

Court upholds Black conviction

Conrad Black

A federal appeals court has upheld former media tycoon Conrad Black's convictions for fraud and obstruction of justice.

The US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a federal court jury's verdict Black cheated his Hollinger media empire of millions of dollars.

It also upheld his obstruction conviction for removing 13 boxes of evidence from his office.

Black is serving a six-and-a-half-year jail sentence at a Florida prison.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific