Conrad Black, 2004 News

founder and former CEO of Hollinger International, a media conglomerate that owns the Chicago Sun-Times, the Jerusalem Post, and other holdings, was accused by its board of stealing more than $400 million from the company. In August, the company outlined the excesses he lavished upon himself and his family at the company's expense. The list included “summer drinks” valued at more than $24,000 and two jets worth nearly $24 million.

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