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Rep. Chris Collins, fighting prosecution, seeks to end reelection bid

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Rep. Chris Collins , who was charged this week as part of an insider trading scheme, is suspending his re-election campaign and will attempt to remove his name from the ballot. The third-term congressman announced the decision Saturday morning on Twitter, just days after he vowed to clear his name and remain on the ballot. Collins is facing multiple counts of securities fraud, as well as charges of wire fraud and lying to investigators. His son and another associate were charged in the scheme as well. Federal prosecutors allege Collins - who sits on the board of an Australian...
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