Primary Global Sales Exec Convicted Of Fraud Conspiracy

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A New York federal jury on Tuesday convicted a former sales executive at expert networking firm Primary Global Research LLC of funneling inside information on Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Dell Inc. and other companies to his hedge fund clients.

After about a day of deliberations, the jury found James Fleishman guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. His sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 21.

The verdict is the latest blow to Mountain View, Calif.-based...
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