Expert Network Scheme Suspect Fights For Release

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 6:48 PM EST) -- A former Primary Global Research LLC consultant accused of passing insider information about technology companies to hedge funds is arguing that the U.S. government has held her illegally past the deadline for a preliminary hearing.

The attorney for defendant Winifred Jiau wants a district judge to review a magistrate judge's denial of her release following the government's alleged failure to hold a preliminary hearing within an agreed-upon 30-day period, according to a filing submitted by prosecutors Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
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