Primary Global Sales Exec Deserves Up To 9 Years: US

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 3:46 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday said a former Primary Global Research LLC sales executive convicted of providing inside information on companies such as Dell Inc. to hedge fund clients should be sentenced to seven to nine years in prison.

In a sentencing memorandum filed in New York federal court, prosecutors said James Fleishman "was an active participant in a corrupt business that knowingly trafficked in inside information" and hadn't accepted responsibility for his crimes.

"Not only did Fleishman's crimes harm the integrity of the markets, [but] they...
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