Pocklington blames lawyer in case
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington pleaded guilty Thursday to perjury in a Southern California bankruptcy fraud case.
Pocklington, 68, entered the plea to a single perjury count in U.S. District Court under a deal that allowed him to avoid a possible 10-year prison term for making false statements and oaths in bankruptcy.
He was scheduled to be sentenced in August and was expected to receive probation, including six months of home detention that ...
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