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President Donald Trump signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice.
Black was found guilty of scheming to siphon off millions of dollars from the sale of newspapers. He spent roughly 42 months in prison.
“Lord Black’s case has attracted broad support from many high-profile individuals who have vigorously vouched for his exceptional character,” the White House said in a statement.
Black, 74, is Canadian-born British citizen and ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain’s Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post. He is an outspoken Trump supporter who published a book on Trump’s political rise.
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon to the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice.

Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain’s Daily Telegraph, and the Jerusalem Post.

“Lord Black’s case has attracted broad support from many high-profile individuals who have vigorously vouched for his exceptional character,” the White House said in a statement announcing the pardon.

“In light of these facts, Mr. Black …read more


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