NY congressman Chris Collins was arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
Specifically, the indictment alleges that Collins a year ago passed "material, nonpublic information" about Australian biotech firm Innate Immunotherapeutics to his son so he "could use that information to make timely trades in Innate stock and tip others".
In October, a congressional ethics investigation determined there was "a substantial reason to believe" Rep. Collins violated federal law when he promoted stock in Innate Immunotherapeutics using insider information.
Lawyers for Collins released a statement expressing confidence he would be "completely vindicated and exonerated". "Congressman Collins will have more to say on this issue later today".
The Republican congressman, who has served New York's 27th District since 2013, surrendered to federal agents in Manhattan on Wednesday morning and is expected to appear in federal court in lower Manhattan later in the day.
According to prosecutors, Collins made the call to his son to get him to dump shares of the stock so that they wouldn't have to take a massive financial hit when news of the drug's failure broke.
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