NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — It was a dramatic end to the insider trading trial of Michael Steinberg.
As WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported, just as the Manhattan jury handed its verdict sheet to the judge Wednesday, the former hedge fund manager fainted on the defense table. Judge Richard Sullivan sent the jury back out and called for an ambulance.
Before the ambulance arrived, however, Steinberg was evaluated by a nurse assigned to the courthouse and his brother, a doctor. Steiberg was sitting up and conscious when he learned the bad news — guilty of all charges.