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DOJ Drops Insider Trading Probe of Sen. Richard Burr

HeadlineJan 21, 2021

Back in the United States, the Justice Department has dropped an insider trading probe against Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, who sold hundreds of thousands of dollars of stocks early last year after receiving privileged briefings about the threat of the coronavirus. The Justice Department informed Burr of its decision on Tuesday — the last full day of the Trump administration.

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