Primary Global Sales Exec Can't Shake Fraud Verdict

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 1:56 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday denied an acquittal or new trial for a former Primary Global Research LLC sales executive convicted of providing inside information on companies such as Dell Inc. to hedge fund clients.

In a one-page order, U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff said his ruling was largely based on the reasons that prosecutors argued James Fleishman shouldn't be allowed to shake a September jury verdict, in which he was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one...
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