FBI seizes Senator Richard Burr’s cellphone in insider trading probe over sale of stock after coronavirus meeting in February.

  • The FBI seized Burr’s phone Wednesday night after they served a search warrant at his Washington-area home.
  • Burr, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly warned well-connected donors of the dire impact of the coronavirus pandemic in February while selling up to $1.6 million of his own stocks.
  • Burr has previously announced he will not seek re-election. He was re-elected in 2016, and the next election for his seat is in 2022.