September 21, 2005 |
Former Chicago Sun-Times publisher David Radler pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a scheme to siphon away $32 million from Hollinger International Inc., the newspaper's parent company. Radler, who resigned in 2003, entered his guilty plea to one count of mail fraud in federal court in Chicago. He has cooperated with prosecutors, who have said the investigation is continuing. Radler remains free on bond. Radler was indicted Aug.
May 8, 2007 |
Conrad Black's former business partner, who has already pleaded guilty to fraud, took the stand Monday as the star witness against the fallen media baron and prosecutors began to link the two men as inseparable in running Black's company. "I was impressed by Mr. Black's knowledge and ability and thought he'd be a good partner," David Radler recalled of his first encounter with Black just before they bought their first Canadian newspaper in 1969.