Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr dumped as much as $1.72 million in hotel stocks before the Coronavirus panic hit the US while reassuring the public about Coronavirus preparedness.
The Justice Department is working with the Securities and Exchange Commission to probe the trades make by Burr and other lawmakers after they were briefed on the Coronavirus pandemic.
According to CNN, the FBI has been in contact with Senator Burr seeking information about the trades.
Burr made a series of stock trades after receiving private briefings about the Coronavirus.
The North Carolina Senator however claimed he got all of his information from public news reports.
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