Insider Trading Charges Against Representative Chris Collins

The FBI, Justice Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held a news conference to announce federal insider trading charges against… read more

The FBI, Justice Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held a news conference to announce federal insider trading charges against Representative Chris Collins (R-NY). He was accused of tipping off his family and friends in June 2017 to insider knowledge of a drug company’s failed clinical trials for a drug to treat multiple sclerosis. Representative Collins sits on the board of directors of this company, Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, which is based in Australia. Others facing charges include his son, son’s fiance, and her father. close

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  • William Sweeney Assistant Director in Charge Federal Bureau of Investigation->New York (State)
  • Stephanie Avakian Co-Director Securities and Exchange Commission->Division of Enforcement
  • Geoffrey Berman U.S. Attorney Department of Justice->Southern District of New York
  • Steven Peikin Co-Director Securities and Exchange Commission->Division of Enforcement
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Insider Trading Charges Against Representative Chris Collins

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Program ID:
449620-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 08, 2018 | 1:25pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2018 | 4:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2018 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2018 | 6:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2018 | 4:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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