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Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on fees that he used inside details about a biotechnology firm to make illicit inventory trades.

The fees had been introduced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday.

The indictment fees Collins and two others, together with the congressman’s son, with conspiracy, wire fraud and different counts.


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Prosecutors say the fees relate to a scheme to achieve insider details about a biotechnology firm headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with places of work in Auckland, New Zealand.

According to the indictment, the defendants tried to get early phrase on the outcomes of checks by Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited.

The firm developed a drug supposed to deal with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Collins has denied any wrongdoing.

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