By Sarah Jarvis (October 6, 2021, 6:39 p.m. EDT) – A former biotech executive serving jail time for insider trading has urged a Massachusetts federal court to release him before his six-month sentence ends, citing of medical conditions and saying his wife needs help managing the family’s horseback riding.
Mark Ahn, who admitted to trading shares based on insider knowledge on a sale of Dimension Therapeutics Inc., said in a Tuesday memorandum supporting his compassionate release petition that he was suffering from health conditions that put him at increased risk of serious “and potentially fatal” illness. complications if infected with COVID-19.
He added that his family situation weighs on …
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