Shkreli In Jaily


America’s most hated person, even more hated than Donald Trump (probably), was found guilty Friday by a jury in Brooklyn for defrauding investors.

Martin Shkreli, the “Pharma Bro,” was notorious for buying Daraprim, a 62-year-old drug primarily used to treat newborns and HIV patients, and then raised the price from $13.50 to $750 a pill. Then, he gloated over being a huge dick.

He bought a secret Wu Tang album in 2015 for $2 million, which really annoyed people. He promised to destroy the album if Hillary Clinton won the election, and to make it available for free downloads if Trump won. After Trump won, he shared the intro and parts of two tracks.

Shkreli may not actually do any prison time. He can appeal and the judge may merely give him probation. If he does go to prison, it may be a pretty light sentence in one of those club-med prisons where there are tennis courts. Shkreli is rich. Rich people don’t serve time like poor people serving time for possessing marijuana.

That’s all I’m writing today. I’m taking the rest of the day off, and I want to begin doing nothing.

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