Shkreli gets 7 years in the slammer!


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❝ The smirk wiped off his face, a crying Martin Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison for securities fraud Friday in a hard fall for the pharmaceutical-industry bad boy vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug.

Shkreli, the boyish-looking, 34-year-old entrepreneur dubbed the “Pharma Bro” for his loutish behavior, was handed his punishment after a hearing in which he and his attorney struggled with limited success to make him a sympathetic figure. His own lawyer confessed to wanting to punch him in the face sometimes…

❝ Shkreli, the boyish-looking, 34-year-old entrepreneur dubbed the “Pharma Bro” for his loutish behavior, was handed his punishment after a hearing in which he and his attorney struggled with limited success to make him a sympathetic figure. His own lawyer confessed to wanting to punch him in the face sometimes…

❝ Shkreli became the face of pharmaceutical industry evil in 2015 when he increased by 5,000 percent the price of Daraprim, a previously cheap drug used to treat toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection that can be fatal to people with the AIDS virus or other immune system disorders.

Wonder if our Fake President will give him a pardon.

2 thoughts on “Shkreli gets 7 years in the slammer!

  1. Raddy-ater says:

    “Pharma bro” scammer Martin Shkreli has been sent to a federal prison in New Jersey to serve the remainder of his seven-year sentence after being denied his request for a minimum-security federal camp.
    Shkreli, who had been in a Brooklyn federal jail since September, was shipped Tuesday to the low-security Fort Dix Federal Correctional Institution in New Jersey, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
    The prison is located on the U.S. military base at Fort Dix, about 80 miles from New York City, where Shkreli lived, and 30 miles from Philadelphia. It houses 3,945 inmates. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/18/pharma-bro-martin-shkreli-gets-sent-to-federal-prison-in-new-jersey.html
    “Advice From An Insider On Fort Dix Prison” https://www.forbes.com/sites/kellypope/2011/10/13/raj-rajaratnam-prepares-for-prison-advice-from-an-insider-on-fort-dix-prison-by-kelly-pope-and-justin-paperny/#b48fdc07cfc1

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