Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Consultant Pleads Guilty for Sharing Apple Secrets

A former employee of AT&T Corp. pleaded guilty Monday to providing inside information to clients of a so-called expert-network firm, including details about the phone company's sales of Apple Inc.'s iPhone and Research in Motion Ltd.'s Blackberry products, according to WSJ reports.

Alnoor Ebrahim, 57 years old, admitted Monday that he worked as a consultant for an expert-network firm, while employed by AT&T, and shared material, nonpublic information about the phone company with clients of the firm between 2008 and 2010. Mr. Ebrahim said he received about $180,000 for sharing information during that period.

The expert-network firm was Primary Global Research LLC, according to ….

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