In January, Collins was sentenced to two years and two months in prison after pleading guilty to charges of conspiring to commit securities fraud and making false statements to the FBI.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
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Collins, a Republican from the Buffalo area, represented Western New York in Congress from 2013-2019. He resigned in September 2019.
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