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Former Western New York Congressman Chris Collins now living in Florida

Posted at 3:37 AM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 03:37:03-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The former Congressman from New York's 27th District, Chris Collins is now living in the state of Florida.

In a letter obtained by 7 Eyewitness News, Collins, who recently resigned from Congress, and subsequently plead guilty on charges related to insider trading, says

I'm now a Florida resident and will be in Florida for a while as the press settles down and moves on

Collins, 69, served as Erie County Executive from 2008-2011, and as the representative for N.Y.-27 from 2013-2019.