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Local Man Offers Personal Opinion On Insideriness Of Mathew Martoma's Inside Information

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It looks to Thomas Wisniewski like the former Ajai Mathew Thomas could simply have forwarded Steve Cohen a press release, rather than make an incriminating phone call. But, you know, others might differ on that read.

Defense lawyers walked Thomas Wisniewski, a professor at the New York University School of Medicine, through a side-by-side comparison of a PowerPoint presentation on a clinical drug test allegedly leaked to Mr. Martoma and an earlier news release on the test.

According to Dr. Wisniewski, the two documents mostly contained the same information, testimony that could bolster Mr. Martoma's defense….

Dr. Wisniewski testified that the information in the PowerPoint presentation largely mirrored data released publicly by Elan in a June 17, 2008, news release….

Mr. Martoma's lawyers, who put on the defense case for two days, rested on Thursday afternoon. Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday.

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