Former GOP Congressman Headed To Prison For Inside Trading

Former Republican congressman Chris Collins is headed to prison after being convicted of insider trading.

“A disgraced and highly emotional former New York congressman Chris Collins was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison for an illegal stock tip that he gave his son from the White House lawn about a biopharmaceutical company‚Äôs failed drug trial.

The sentence from Judge Vernon Broderick in U.S. District Court in Manhattan came 14 months after the Republican Collins won re-election to the House for a fourth term in his Buffalo-area district while under indictment in the case and claiming he had done nothing wrong.” [READ MORE]

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