NY judge: Fainting by ex-fund manager can't be used as proof of guilt at insider trading trial

  • by: LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 6, 2014 - 2:30 PM

NEW YORK — Jurors cannot be told that a former hedge fund portfolio manager fainted when federal agents first confronted him over insider trading allegations, a judge ruled Monday, saying such a "shocking and highly disturbing" encounter could dramatically affect someone regardless of guilt or innocence.

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