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August 19, 2005 | From Associated Press
Former Chicago Sun-Times publisher David Radler, a lawyer for the newspaper's parent company and a media holding company controlled by Conrad Black were indicted on federal fraud charges Thursday for allegedly diverting $32 million through a series of bogus deals. The indictment alleged the three diverted the money through a series of secret deals by disguising it as noncompete fees connected to the sale of newspaper publishing groups. Radler, Mark S.
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August 19, 2005 | From Associated Press
Former Chicago Sun-Times publisher David Radler, a lawyer for the newspaper's parent company and a media holding company controlled by Conrad Black were indicted on federal fraud charges Thursday for allegedly diverting $32 million through a series of bogus deals. The indictment alleged the three diverted the money through a series of secret deals by disguising it as noncompete fees connected to the sale of newspaper publishing groups. Radler, Mark S.
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April 21, 2005 | From Associated Press
Media tycoon Conrad Black and longtime business partner David Radler have resigned as officers and directors of Ravelston Corp., the private holding company behind the troubled Hollinger media empire. A lawyer for Ravelston told Ontario Superior Court in Canada about the resignations as the firm sought bankruptcy protection from creditors. The lawyer said Ravelston had been drained of cash because it no longer received multimillion-dollar management fees from its subsidiaries Hollinger Inc.
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September 21, 2005 | From Associated Press
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.
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May 8, 2007 | From Reuters
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.
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