NEW YORK Aug 22 U.S. prosecutors on Thursday
filed a superseding indictment in the insider trading case
against a former portfolio manager at an affiliate of Steven A.
Cohen's hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, according to court
The superseding indictment describes a second doctor who
allegedly passed inside information to the former portfolio
manager, Mathew Martoma, who was charged last November with
insider trading in shares of the drug companies Elan and
Wyeth, which is now a part of Pfizer.
Thursday's court filing said the doctor, described as "a
co-conspirator," met with Martoma for paid consultations
arranged through an expert networking firm and provided
non-public information "with the expectation that Martoma would
assist (the doctor) in obtaining additional clinical trial