Ex-AT&T Employee Cops Plea To Illegal Tipping Charge

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A former AT&T Inc. employee linked with expert networking firm Primary Global Research LLC pled guilty Monday to leaking confidential information about the company's sales of Apple Inc.'s iPhone to his Wall Street clients.

Alnoor Ebrahim, 57, said that between 2008 and 2010 he was paid about $180,000 to illegally release inside information about AT&T's smartphone sales. He worked as an associate director of channel marketing for the communications company at the time.

“I provided inside information concerning AT&T's sales of Apple's iPhones and RIM's [Research...
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