York & North Yorkshire

Morrisons executive Paul Coyle on insider trading charges

The former treasurer and head of tax at the Morrisons supermarket chain has appeared in court charged with two counts of insider trading.

Paul Coyle, 50, appeared at Harrogate Magistrates' Court earlier.

The charges relate to trading in Ocado Group shares between February and May 2013. The two firms announced a £200m distribution deal in May.

Mr Coyle, of Warwick Crescent, Harrogate, was bailed to appear at York Crown Court on 24 November.

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