Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Martin Shkreli

America’s Shkreli problem

What, if anything, does Martin Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America?

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for fraud

Prosecutors were fighting for at least a 15-year sentence while the defense was pushing for a 12-18 month sentence.

Martin Shkreli’s former lawyer convicted for fraud scheme

Greebel was convicted on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Turing Executive Fired After Questioning 5,500% Drug Price Hike

Former vice president and top lawyer for Turing Pharmaceuticals, Howard Dorfman was fired after he questioned Martin Shkreli's 5500% price increase.

Emails Reveal Martin Shkreli Raised Drug Prices Purely For Profit

"These new documents provide a rare, inside look at the motivations and tactics of drug company executives."

Of Rotten Apples and Rotten Systems

Shkreli may be a rotten apple, but hedge funds and the pharmaceutical industry are two rotten systems that are costing Americans a bundle.

Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Arrested in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Charges against Shkreli carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

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