Nope … guilty on all counts! Despicable brat!! Burn, baby, burn … 😡
His name is Martin Shkreli and he is a crook. You may best remember him as the man who, in 2015 stirred public outrage when his company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, jacked the price of a drug used to treat a life-threatening infection by more than 5,000 percent. Turing raised the price on Daraprim, a 62-year-old drug whose patent expired decades ago, from $13.50 to $750 per pill. The drug is the only approved treatment for a rare parasitic infection called toxoplasmosis that mainly strikes pregnant women, cancer patients and AIDS patients. Shortly thereafter, Shkreli said the company would cut the drug’s price, but he failed to do so. That, however, is not why he is on trial this month in federal court.
Federal prosecutors alleged that for five years Shkreli lied to investors in two hedge funds and the biopharmaceutical company Retrophin, all of which he founded. After losing money…
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