Man responsible for iPhone 4, iPad leaks faces 30 years behind bars

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A former executive at Flextroics could face as many as 30 years in prison after leaking details of the iPhone 4 and iPad development processes as part of an insider trading sting.</p>
<p>The man in question is 39 year old Walter Shimoon of San Diego, California. Shimoon has plead guilty to charges of conspiracy and fraud after it was revealed he had used his position at Flextronics to gain secret information on the iPad and iPhone 4, including device specifications and product specs.</p>
<p>Shimoon is then said to have passed this information onto Primary Global Research for a fee of many thousands of dollars.</p>
<p>Arrested in December, Shimoon faces sentencing this Friday, 8th July.</p>
<div class=Gerald Lynch