Atlanta jury acquits hedge fund manager of insider trading | www.ajc.com

An Atlanta jury acquitted a New Jersey hedge fund manager Monday who federal prosecutors had accused of making illegal trading profits based on sneak previews of not-yet-released financial results of Carter’s Inc., the Atlanta-based clothing maker.

In a verdict in the U.S. District Court in Atlanta, Steven E. Slawson was acquitted of all 34 counts of insider trading, according to his attorney, Todd Harrison.

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