Salesman “knew full well” he passed inside tips: Attorney
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Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:37pm EDT

(Reuters) – A former Silicon Valley sales manager put company insiders together with hedge fund clients, knowing that corporate secrets would pass between them, federal prosecutors said at the start of his insider-trading trial.

James Fleishman “knew full well” he was facilitating insider trading by the hedge funds, which would pay his former employer Primary Global Research LLC tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars for special access, Assistant U.S. Attorney Antonia Apps told a Manhattan federal jury.

“This is a case about stock traders on Wall Street getting an illegal edge,” Ap…………… continues on Reuters
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