Tag: Securities Fraud

A Big Dose of the Karma Pill

A Big Dose of the Karma Pill

Legal
Looks like smug former big pharma CEO from Turing Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, just got a huge dose of Karma when he was convicted of three felony counts of Securities Fraud out of eight counts yesterday in Brooklyn, New York. We'll take one if it means this boy sees a cell and orange in the near future. While the press is just treating it nonchalantly, surely the millions who needed the antiparasitic drug, Daraprim, used for treating AIDs that went from $13.50 a pill to a whopping $750.00 per pill a few years back, have finally had some sense of justice! When Shkreli testified on the Hill regarding his sweeping price hike which caused many to go without the drug, he plead the Fifth with all the cockiness of a young Millennial Jerk. Since then, Shkreli has been far from po...