Ex-AMD Manager Admits To Insider Trading

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. manager admitted in a New York federal court on Thursday to giving hedge funds inside information about the company's finances while serving as a consultant through expert-networking firm Primary Global Research LLC.

Mark Anthony Longoria, formerly a supply chain manager for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based chip-maker, pled guilty before a Manhattan federal judge to conspiracy, securities fraud and false statement charges concerning the tips he gave traders from 2007 through 2010 and his initial efforts to cover up the crimes....
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