Former New York fund analyst convicted of insider trading

NEW YORK - A former analyst at Michael Dell's New York-based investment fund was convicted of insider trading on Monday, just a week after he was arrested for refusing to come to court to face trial.
John Afriyie, 29, was found guilty by a federal jury in Manhattan on securities fraud and wire fraud charges for misusing secret information about a deal that MSD Capital, named for the Dell Inc founder, was considering financing.