Lord Black

Black facing racketeering charge

US federal prosecutors have indicted media tycoon Conrad Black on further charges including racketeering.

Lord Black is also facing additional charges of obstruction of justice, money-laundering and mail fraud, officials confirmed.

The move comes just two weeks after Lord Black pleaded not guilty to eight charges of fraud in a Chicago court

Black set to appear in US court

Media tycoon Lord Black is due to appear in a US court on Thursday to face charges of fraud.

He was indicted last month on eight counts of fraud, accused of taking money from newspaper group Hollinger International for his own use.

The British peer has denied all the charges, calling them “absolute nonsense”

Conrad Black denies fraud charges

Media tycoon Conrad Black has denied charges of 11 counts of fraud in the US, linked to a $2.1bn (£1.2bn) sale of hundreds of Canadian newspapers

Lord Black facing criminal probe

US federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into newspaper tycoon Conrad Black, it has been confirmed.

Lord Black, his former deputy David Radler and their company Hollinger Inc are already facing a civil lawsuit from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

They are accused of fraudulently taking $85m (£46m) from newspaper group Hollinger International