‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli, more commonly known as the most hated man in the world, has been jailed for seven years for securities fraud.
‘T is no government conspiracy to take down Martin Shkreli.
I took down Martin Shkreli with my disgraceful and shameful actions.
I took down Martin Shkreli with my disgraceful and shameful actions’.
‘For years, Shkreli told lie after lie in order to steal his investors’ money, manipulate the stock market and enrich himself.
JURY SELECTION TRANSCRIPT FOR PHARMA BRO MARTIN SHKRELI The court was challenged to find 12 impartial jurors ahead of Shkreli’s trial last year.
Jurors had been told to disregard the scandal which made Shkreli famous and focus instead on the fraud.
Among the investors involved in the criminal case against him is 63-year-old Steven Richardson who poured $400,000 into the fund in 2009 and 2010.Richardson, a retired American Express executive who later became a Retrophin chairman, testified last year that during the course of their business relationship, Shkreli made comments about having sex with male colleagues and waiters in restaurants they visited.
Among investors Shkreli defrauded is gay investor Steven Richardson who said the young entrepreneur spoke to him about gay sex while pursuing investments.