‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison

ABOVE: Martin Shkreli via The Source

By Dan Mangan, CNBC

Notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for federal fraud charges related to hedge funds and a drug company that he once ran.

“There one person to blame for me being here today is me,” a choked-up Shkreli told a judge before she imposed the prison term. “Not the government. There is no conspiracy to take down Martin Shkreli.”

“I took down Martin Shkreli.”

“This is my fault. I am no victim here,” Shkreli said, before breaking down into sobs as he promised his lawyer not to let him down in his efforts to contribute to society. (FULL ARTICLE)

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