[It charged that Mr. Newman had falsely and maliciously written in his 2004 autobiography,] Here Be Dragons: Telling Tales of People, Passion and Power, ... engaged in a wide range of criminal acts spanning many years, including mail and wire fraud, interstate transportation of stolen property and money laundering.

Conrad Black asserts his innocence without qualification with respect to each and every one of the charges set forth in the indictment.

Exaggerated claims laced with outright lies.