Martin Shkreli is released from prison “America’s Most Hated Man,” as he was nicknamed, was released from Pennsylvania federal prison, where he was being held for fraud. The infamous ex-businessman will continue to serve his sentence at a New York shelter. In September, he should finally get his freedom back.
Shkreli became popular in 2015 when one of his companies, the Turing Pharmaceuticalshad obtained a patent for a drug used to treat toxoplasmosis in moles HIV patients By his decision, the price of a bottle of the drug had risen from $13 to more than $700. At that time, after his story was picked up by almost all the media, Martin Shkreli had become the symbol of all the troubles of medical speculation in the world. US A role that Shkreli had shown to appreciate, ensuring a social media presence of trolls and villains with almost cartoonish features. Partly for this reason, Shkreli has become a key figure in the internet culture, as well as the main character of several memes.
Getting out of real jail is easier than getting out of Twitter jail.
Posted by Martin Shkreli on Wednesday 18 May 2022
The troubles always started in 2015, when he was investigated and arrested for a story that had nothing to do with pharmaceutical speculation. Shkreli was convicted in 2017 for the crime of fraud at the expense of investors. In short, one of its investment funds behaved like a Ponzi scheme.
He was also talked about after he, anonymously, Once upon a time in Shaolin, a single-copy album made by the well-known collective Wu-Tang Clan. The album was recently auctioned by the US government.
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