Sockpuppet Investigations - Examples of Sockpuppetry - Conrad Black

Conrad Black

Conrad Black, chief executive of Hollinger International, posted messages on a Yahoo Finance chat room using the name “nspector.” He used his postings to attack short sellers and blame them for his company’s stock performance. Prosecutors provided evidence of these postings in Black's criminal trial where he was convicted of mail fraud and obstruction. The postings were raised at multiple points in the trial.

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