Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading

FILE PHOTO: Chris Collins, former U.S. Representative for New York's 27th congressional district departs after pleading guilty at Federal Court in New York City, New York, U.S., October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading scheme. Before the sentence was handed down, Collins, 69, said in […]

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