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Pharma Douche Banned For Life From Public Companies

Bloomberg News reports: Martin Shkreli owes the Securities and Exchange Commission more than $1.39 million and is permanently barred from serving as a public company officer or director for his participation in “multiple” securities fraud schemes, a federal judge in New York said. He’s “unfit to serve as an officer or director of any public company,” the U.S. District Court …

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Pharma Douche Banned From Industry, Must Pay $65M

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge on Friday ordered Martin Shkreli to return $64.6 million in profits he and his company reaped from inflating the price of the life-saving drug Daraprim and barred him from participating in the pharmaceutical industry for the rest of his life. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote came several weeks after a …

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Company To Pay $40M For Price-Gouging AIDS Med

NBC News reports: A company once owned by “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli will pay up to $40 million to settle allegations that it jacked up the price of a life-saving medication by roughly 4,000% after obtaining exclusive rights to the drug, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday. The FTC said Vyera Pharmaceuticals LLC and its parent company, Phoenixus AG, agreed …

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US Sells “Priceless” Album Seized From Pharma Douche

CNBC reports: A one-of-a-kind album by the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan that was once owned by notorious “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli finally has been sold by the U.S. government, three years after Shkreli forfeited the record as part of his conviction for securities fraud. The buyer and the sale price of the album, “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,” were …

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Feds Accuse Pharma Douche Of Destroying Evidence

Law & Crime reports: The Federal Trade Commission accused disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Tuesday of having destroyed evidence relevant to a lawsuit that could lead to his lifetime ban from the industry. Regulators claim that the convicted fraudster invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when asked about a phone he used to conduct business from prison. “It …

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Insurers Hit Pharma Douche With Class Action Lawsuit

The New York Post reports: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers who claim he engaged in a scheme to create a pharmaceutical monopoly that allowed him to raise the price of an HIV drug by more than 4,000 percent. In the Manhattan federal court suit, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of …

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The Pharma Douche Story Just Got Even Weirder

The Daily Beast reports: A former Bloomberg News reporter quit her job, divorced her husband, and froze her eggs for imprisoned former CEO Martin Shkreli, known as the “Pharma Bro,” who now refuses to talk to her, Elle reported Sunday. Christie Smythe first broke the news of Shkreli’s arrest on fraud charges in December 2015.  Smythe said she and Shkreli …

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No Early Release For “Delusional” Pharma Douche

The New York Post reports: The Pharma Bro is staying behind bars another three years, despite his claimed fears of being at risk from the coronavirus. A federal judge in Brooklyn has denied Martin Shkreli’s request to be released early, citing his good health and low-risk at the Allenwood Low Federal Correctional Institution, where he’s currently confined. Adding insult to …

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Pharma Douche Seeks Release To Seek COVID Cure

The Hill reports: Controversial pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli called for his temporary release from prison on Tuesday in an 11-page scientific paper posted to a pharmaceutical company’s website. In the paper, Shkreli asks for a three-month furlough from his prison sentence in order to assist in the development of a cure for coronavirus. “I am asking for a brief furlough …

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Feds Sue Pharma Douche Over AIDS Drug Price Hike

Reuters reports: Martin Shkreli, the “pharma bro” in prison for defrauding investors, faces a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission and New York attorney general’s office for an alleged scheme to preserve his monopoly for the drug Daraprim, whose price increased by more than 4,000% in one day. The lawsuit accuses a company that Shkreli once ran of buying …

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SCOTUS Rejects Final Appeal From Pharma Douche

CBNC reports: The Supreme Court on Monday denied notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli’s request to hear an appeal of his criminal conviction for securities fraud. The rejection means that Shkreli, 36, will have to serve out the remainder of his seven-year prison term, and forfeit more than $6.4 million. Shkrekli’s appellate lawyer, Mark Baker, told CNBC that “all [Supreme Court] …

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Appeals Court Upholds Pharma Douche’s Conviction

CNBC reports: A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the criminal conviction of notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $6.4 million in foreiture that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year when she sentenced him for his conviction on two counts of securities …

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Pharma Douche Sues Former Company From Prison

The New York Daily News reports: Takes one to know one. Imprisoned “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli sued three former colleagues Friday over his ouster from the unethical pharmaceutical company he founded, alleging they were “driven by their egos, jealousy, and greed.” The notorious Brooklyn-born troll is serving seven years for securities fraud. His lawsuit describes a Bizarro Shkreli who was …

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Pharma Douche Heads For Tougher Federal Prison

The New York Daily News reports: “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli has been transferred out of his low-security prison and hauled back to Brooklyn after a report he was still running his business and tweeting with a contraband cell phone. Shkreli, 36, who’s serving seven years in a federal prison for defrauding investors, has been moved from the prison at Fort …

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Prison Tosses Pharma Douche Into Solitary Confinement

Forbes reports: The much-maligned pharmaceutical businessman and uber troll Martin Shkreli has been put in solitary confinement at Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey, Forbes has been told by two sources with knowledge of the situation. That came after the Wall Street Journal described how he was using a contraband phone to run his pharma business from behind …

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Federal Prisons Bureau Investigates Pharma Douche For Secretly Running Business With Contraband Phone

The Wall Street Journal reports: The U.S. Bureau of Prisons opened an investigation into pharmaceutical wunderkind Martin Shkreli’s behavior behind bars, a bureau spokesperson said Friday. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Mr. Shkreli, 35 years old, is largely running his former drug company, Phoenixus AG, from his prison cell in Fort Dix, N.J., via a contraband smartphone. Mr. …

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Lawyer For Pharma Douche Sentenced To 18 Months

Courthouse News reports: “I will regret every day of my life the day I met Martin Shkreli.” Evan Greebel, the former lawyer for “Pharma Bro” Shkreli, briefly addressed the court for the first time during his sentencing Friday for wire and securities fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto sentenced Greebel to 18 months in prison and over $10 million …

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Weeping Pharma Douche Sentenced To Seven Years

A federal judge in Manhattan just sentenced infamous pharma douche Martin Shkreli to seven years in prison. Before the judge issued the sentence, Shkreli sobbed and begged for mercy. The Associated Press reports: “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli cried in court Friday as he apologized for defrauding investors while being sentenced by a federal judge. Shkreli, his cocky persona nowhere to …

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Pharma Douche Ordered To Forfeit $7.3M In Assets

CNBC reports: Convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli will have to forfeit $7.36 million to the federal government as part of his upcoming criminal sentence, a judge ruled Monday. Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said that in order to satisfy that award amount Shkreli — who was said to be completely cash-broke last year by his lawyer — must forfeit his interest in a …

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Pharma Douche Begs Court For Only 18 Month Sentence

Reuters reports: Martin Shkreli, the former drug company executive convicted of defrauding investors in two hedge funds he ran, has asked a federal judge to sentence him to 12 months to 18 months in prison, much less than suggested federal guidelines. Shkreli, 34, has been in jail since September, when U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto revoked his bail after he …

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