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Published on September 13th, 2017 | by Alan Cross

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Pharma Bro and Wu-Tang Disrespector Martin Shkreli Sent to Jail Over Hillary Clinton Post

Martin Shkreli, the pharma exec that gleefully raised the price of an AIDS drug by 5,000% overnight and owner of the one-copy-only Wu-Tang Clan album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, is heading for jail.

He was already in trouble over fraud allegations involving a hedge fund. But he’s back in the brig after a Facebook post in which he offered a $5,000 bounty on a single strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair.

“A joke!” he claimed. But the court would have none of it, especially in light of comments made online about two other women.

Shkreli’s bail has been revoked. Back to jail, bro. (Via CNBC)




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