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Prosecutors urge judge to send Chris Collins to prison

WHECTV
Updated: October 08, 2020 08:11 AM
Created: October 08, 2020 04:40 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Prosecutors are urging a judge to finally send former Congressman Chris Collins to prison.

Collins has once again requested a delay due to the pandemic. His lawyers also asked the judge to modify his sentence and allow him to serve time in home confinement.

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Collins was sentenced to 26-months in prison back in January, after pleading guilty to insider trading charges and lying to law enforcement.

Prosecutors say the threat of COVID-19 is higher outside of prison walls.


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