‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli says he used ‘poor judgment’ in placing a $5,000 bounty for Hillary Clinton’s hair

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli apologized on Monday to a federal judge after offering a $ 5,000 bounty for some of Hillary Clinton’s hair. In a letter addressed to Judge Kiyo Matsumoto, Shkreli wrote that he “used poor judgment” and “never intended to cause alarm or promote any act of violence.” “I wanted to […]

‘I think he’s a greedy little man’: Prospective jurors revealed contempt for ‘pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Martin Shkreli was found guilty on two counts of securities fraud earlier this month, but the process of selecting a jury for the case against the former pharmaceutical CEO and hedge fund founder appeared to be as lively as the trial itself. Some of the 200 potential jurors apparently did not hold back their views […]

‘HAPPY TO HELP, BRO’: Putin’s image was projected on a Trump hotel in New York

Igor Volsky Trump SoHo New York, one of the Trump Organization’s luxury hotels in lower Manhattan, appeared to be vandalized with a projection of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. An image of Putin was emblazoned on a wall above the hotel’s signage. It showed Putin standing in front of a Russian flag and giving […]

The life of ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli, who was convicted of securities fraud and faces up to 20 years in prison

AP Photo/Richard Drew Martin Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical CEO, was found guilty of securities fraud on Friday — but that was hardly the first time he’s been in the news. Shkreli has been a controversial figure in the public eye ever since he hiked costs of Daraprim, an AIDS treatment drug that has no generic […]