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Court Upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Conviction

A federal appeals court has upheld the securities fraud conviction against former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli.Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison last year for looting a drug company he founded, Retrophin, of $11 million to pay back investors in two failed hedge funds he ran.A message requesting comment was emailed to Shkreli's legal team Thursday.Before his arrest, Shkreli was best known for buying the rights to a lifesaving drug at another company in 2014 and raising the price from $13.50 to $750 per pill.He also gained notoriety for attacking critics on social media under the moniker "Pharma Bro." He was barred from Twitter for posts about a female journalist.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Court Upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Conviction, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Court Upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Conviction

 

 

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Published By: VOA NEWS - Thursday, 18 July

 

 

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