Harrogate man arrested in connection with insider dealing

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A Harrogate man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into insider dealing and market abuse.

The 49-year-old man was arrested this morning after the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire Police executed a search warrant at a Harrogate address.

The man remains in custody and is currently being questioned.

Insider dealing is a criminal offence that is punishable by a fine or up to seven years imprisonment.