Martin Shkreli weeps as he is sentenced to 7 years in prison


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/09/pharma-bro-martin-shkreli-weep.html


#2

To quote Nelson: “ha haw!”


#3

Christ, what an asshole.


#4

It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.


#5

The poor schmuck.

was hoping to see him crying…


#6

Now how about the Purdue Pharma execs, or the guys who jacked the price of the Epipen up in the same way?


#7

The story is great on its own! jfc there are so many great photos of this guy, just stop it with the mouth eyes gag already.


#8

It is getting a little long in the tooth…

:joy:


#9

unfortunately, the price gouging was legal. he was arrested for securities fraud


#10

Sounds about right. He can get out earlier with parole.

I do hope his sentence includes being perma banned from both the securities and pharmaceutical industries.


#11

Hey, maybe Paul Manafort will be looking for a cellmate soon and they can be buddies!


#12

And internet use.


#13

Some times the system works.


#14

image


#15

This can’t be emphasized enough. It is perfectly fine from a legal standpoint to shaft the sick and through them, all of us for whom medical insurance is a significant expense. But defraud a few rich hedgies, and the law will sit up and take notice. Late stage capitalism at its late-state-capitalism-ist.


#16

Where else are you going to get drool for tears??


#17

He wept and we don’t have pictures? NOoooooooo! That should be the new standard, a replacement photo for smirking bro Shkreli. (I just did an image search for “shkreli wept” and it’s the usual smugness.) How could there not be cameras there!
I can’t get rid of this mental image of Shkreli crying in the court, still smirking.


#18

it could have happened to Donald Trump.


#19

Like I said in another thread: get back to me when Valeant goes down. They are the worst.


#20

Let us close the door on this chapter of this man’s life in the most appropriate fashion: