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Former Hollinger accountant grilled in Black trial

Defense seeks to show there was no attempt to hide millions of dollars in payments to Conrad Black

Fred Creasey, the former comptroller for the
Hollinger International newspaper empire
has been questioned by the defense attorney for former
media
mogul Conrad Black
, who is facing charges of racketeering and fraud.

Defense attorney Patrick Tuite was attempting to to show there was no effort
to hide millions of dollars in payments to former media mogul Conrad Black and
other executives.

During the questioning Creasey often had to confess that he had no memory of
meetings and memos that were at least five years old.

Earlier Creasey testified that Black and other executives were late in
reporting millions of dollars in payments to the SEC.

Further reading:

Black wanted newspaper’s cash in personal bank account


Lord Black on fresh tax charges

Conrad Black told to explain finances

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