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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry

https://apnews.com/article/martin-shkreli-daraprim-profits-fb77aee9ed155f9a74204cfb13fc1130
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u/Ffffqqq Jan 14 '22 Silver

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u/WishIWasOnACatamaran Jan 14 '22

36M for 7 years is still a helluva deal

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u/_mach Jan 14 '22

I wonder how much money that 100 million has made him in the interim, too...

the absurd fact is that money makes people richer, which is part of the inequality equation here.

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u/CptTurnersOpticNerve Jan 15 '22

If he wasn't the kind of moron that spends money on exclusive albums he should easily be able to live off interest

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u/hardknockcock Jan 15 '22 edited Jan 15 '22

That album is legitimately a better investment than more things you would think.

-This is a sponsored message from Wu-Tang financial-

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u/cfetzborn Jan 15 '22

Protect yo goddamn portfolio! Shit was basically the first NFT

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u/Juicepit Jan 15 '22

You need to diversify yo bonds

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u/purplppleatr Jan 15 '22

Protect ya got damn neck

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u/terfsfugoff Jan 15 '22

What about like, every painting or sculpture ever?

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u/cfetzborn Jan 15 '22

This is true, but their are reprints and forgery’s. Sorta different I think.

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u/terfsfugoff Jan 15 '22

How is that different from NFTs

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u/cfetzborn Jan 15 '22

Can’t forge the original NFT, it’s in the blockchain. You can save a screenshot though, I’d argue that’s different.

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u/Nord4Ever Jan 15 '22

Diversify yo bonds!

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u/295DVRKSS Jan 15 '22

Well cash rules everything around me

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u/koreanjc Jan 15 '22

PleasrDAO is goin to be releasing it.

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u/BaldOrzel Jan 15 '22

Smith Barney? Buncha bitches

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u/ommi9 Jan 15 '22

Diversity yo bonds…..

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u/Finklax31 Jan 15 '22

WU-Tang is for the children…

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u/NastySassyStuff Jan 15 '22

Clout rules everything around me

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u/iVirtue Jan 15 '22

His investments were spot on. Just look at REGN. It probably did better than he even expected thanks to covid.

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u/timisher Jan 15 '22

Stocks damn near doubled since he was in jail.

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u/bubumamajuju Jan 15 '22

And the biotech stocks he played went up a lot more. If he could actively trade through the pandemic I’m sure his portfolio would be up massively.

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u/Most_Association_595 Jan 15 '22

Lmao this is poor people mentality right here You can have your playthings, just make sure you’re on top of your game. You really think a 1 million album is a drop in the bucket compared to his nw? Plus you’re still taking about it like 6 years after this happened

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u/suitology Jan 15 '22

His personal net worth is 80m. So that's 1/80th of a bucket which would be many drops

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u/Most_Association_595 Jan 15 '22

Uh no 1.25 percent is a drop in the bucked. If you have 400k next worth, you can definitely afford to splurge 5k on something nice. Also, where exactly are you getting that number from? I’m pretty sure I read his nw > 100mm

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u/Barkwits Jan 15 '22

You're the moron dude. Scarcity creates value.

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u/gearnut Jan 15 '22

Not quite, demand relative to supply creates value until the market cannot pay the cost.

There is a limited amount of demand for an exclusive record which was initially valued at a high cost.

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u/youdubdub Jan 15 '22

One would think everyone has lost interest in that conveniently-scapegoated bag of dicks by now.

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u/Lost4468 Jan 15 '22

Dude's a massive prick, but from what I have seen of him he lives well within his means. He does weird shit like the albums, but that's about it.

In reality though I think he's just lying about half the shit. Dude's pharmacy knowledge is flakey as fuck yet he would stream hours of himself trying to design new drugs and shit.

I don't know how much money he really has. I'm sure it's a lot, but $100m I doubt.

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u/fnordal Jan 15 '22

he also bought high end magic cards. They are safer than gold, and grow much more.

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u/GoodLordShowMeTheWay Jan 14 '22

Risk that resolves favorably makes people richer.

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u/airrivas Jan 15 '22

So risky it seems everyone with more than a few mill seems to benefit. They’re so brave and brilliant, all of them!!

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u/dizao Jan 15 '22

Risk is only a problem if you don't have enough money to keep paying your bills when shit hits the fan. At that point it just becomes opportunity.

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u/bubumamajuju Jan 15 '22

The risk isn’t any fundamentally different for either. Maybe less risk for congresspeople who can legally make insider trades but you can buy an index and do just a well as most hedge funds

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u/Dropkickmurph512 Jan 16 '22

What?? being a rich investor just means you can increase risk. It definitely didn't disappear for shkreli or at least his investors when he blew up 2 hedge fund in a matter of days by over leveraging on biotech options. Margin calls don't discriminate.

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u/slimb0 Jan 15 '22

May the road rise up to meet you, and may all of your risks resolve favorably

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u/my_girlfriend_sucks Jan 15 '22

On a 5% return he could’ve made…some pretty huge amount of money I’m sure

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u/lubbin604 Jan 15 '22

5% ? The SPY 500 was up 25% last year. 5% does not even beat inflation in this current crazy world we live in

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u/varrock_dark_wizard Jan 15 '22

You're insane if you don't think he's 60/40 equities and bonds, dude probably made atleast 20% last year. Just holding spy and bonds.

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u/yourmomlurks Jan 15 '22

I am a very small time investor and my returns are pretty consistently better than 5%. Think more 30+%. Thats how someone like lance armstrong can return all the money hes ever made. Because it doubles and doubles and doubles very very quickly. By the time of the refund it is nominal.

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u/youdubdub Jan 15 '22

Here, have this complimentary more money to go with your already money, sir. Would you care for a free foot rub or belly oiling?

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u/Flaky-Illustrator-52 Jan 15 '22

Money actually becomes less valuable by the second if it just sits there doing nothing (unless deflation). How your money makes you richer is you give it to other people in large quantities so they can build their grand ideas, then they give you part of their earnings in exchange for you helping them. That way it's worth your time to help them in the first place. It's pretty intuitive if you think about it since everyone deserves to be compensated for any work, risk, and time, but I guess it can be seen as absurd when viewed externally

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u/GloriousReign Jan 15 '22

A theory of economy that's greater than the current one.

Person A has an income/paycheck/ability. They Individually add up how much it costs to sustain themselves/their lifestyle before combining with person B who has done the same. Each would take turns spending from this surplus before passing it off the next time either one of them produces.

This produces value at a greater rate than the current one because both will have more resources to drawn from and thus gets thrown back into the system before starting again. So the more person A gains the more B gets and the more they earn together the more they can gain individually, continuously compounding as time goes on.

With the inclusion of more people, say for instance person A found someone else to rely on, the system overall becomes more robust and less likely fail (like in the event either become jobless).

Once enough has been gained there will likely be a moment where the person, group or groups completely separate from the market/reliance and depend only on what they produce themselves. In which case, assuming the same quality of living is chosen for themselves first and foremost, the system itself is likely to reproduce infinitely.

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u/reineedshelp Jan 15 '22

Are you an angel?

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u/benfranklyblog Jan 15 '22

Money doesn’t make people richer by itself, but having a lot of money allows the vast majority of it to stay in investments and work for you. My investments grow about 30% a year between market growth and my contributions, it’s a healthy amount for me, but imagine if you have millions to work with.

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u/mmm_burrito Jan 15 '22

What you've said is a needlessly pedantic form of "money makes people richer."

Nobody didn't know that it took investments to grow the money, but hey, you got to brag on your 30%, so I guess you've got that going for you.

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u/benfranklyblog Jan 15 '22

If you read most of Reddit it is very clear that no, people do not at all understand that the money of the rich is in investments and they aren’t swimming around in it like Scrooge McDuck all the time in a big bank vault.

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u/mmm_burrito Jan 15 '22

Been here very nearly since the beginning, bud.

There have always been the ignorant few and the condescending majority. Guess which group you and I belong in, sweet cheeks?

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u/bubumamajuju Jan 15 '22

You’re both in the condescending majority? Do I win a prize or something? If I can request one: perhaps mega-minds over there’s next stonk pick that returns 30+%.

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u/Whiskey-Weather Jan 15 '22

The fact that access to resources of any kind makes access to further resources easier is simply an innate property of currency. That part of the system can't go, not for any philosophical or moral reasons, but because it's an opportunity that's inseperable from having any money at all.

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u/jimmifli Jan 15 '22

the absurd fact is that money makes people richer, which is part of the inequality equation here.

r > g

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u/relevant__comment Jan 15 '22

He put most of it in GME before he went in.

…/s

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u/jesuzombieapocalypse Jan 15 '22

I mean it’s not absurd, it makes perfect sense, if you have money you can buy things, including things that increase in value. It’s simple momentum, it’s just unfortunate for the people who don’t have enough to get buy through no fault of their own.

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u/redditsufferer Jan 15 '22

100% false, only smart people with a lot of money get more money...

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u/G0ldenG00se Jan 15 '22

And it’s not like he went to any federal “pound me in the ass” prison either.

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u/Morbo_Doooooom Jan 15 '22

Here's the thing about us. Our culture and economic system is all about gaining momentum. When you have the ability to gain momentum that's when you hear about rags to riches and such. This even applies to things like YouTube or running a business, ideologies and cultural icons. Hell, If you have a roth ra and 401k you'll be strait loaded when you get old.

I really hope they could create a true public option healthcare and push more people into trades. (Most places cannot keep up with demand if we had more people it would actually be a great work life improvement)

(Also would be nice if people went to friken urgent care instead of the ER)

(Deflate the school cost and more people will have fulfilling cheap careers I work a trade myself so I got zero debt)

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u/tisnp Jan 15 '22

How is that an absurd fact? If you replace the money, it's common sense. If you had 10 seeds you can grow 10 plants, 1 seed grows 1 plant. Of course having more money makes you richer.

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u/Alpha_Decay_ Jan 15 '22

That's $14k per day. I would certainly spend a considerable amount of time in jail for $14k per day, but not 7 years. At that point you're just missing out on too many life experiences that you can never get back. No amount of money can buy your 30s back.

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u/RehabValedictorian Jan 15 '22

Right, it scales down really well. Who wouldn’t spend 24 hours in jail for $14,000?

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u/shwilliams4 Jan 15 '22

Every 8 days is a year of good salary. 40 years of salary for 1 year.

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u/definetelynotsus Jan 15 '22

Not sure if you ever did time, but it isn’t exactly like hanging out drinking beers. Who knows maybe your first day a riot kicks off. “Prison is like dying with your eyes open”

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u/RehabValedictorian Jan 15 '22

I’ve done a solid year in county. It sucked. But I’d do it again for $5 Million. I wouldn’t do 7 though. Shit even in state prison I could pay a gang $50,000 to protect me for a year.

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u/definetelynotsus Jan 15 '22

Fair enough but it’s a dice roll, even if you roll it up and do your time in the SHU. If the gangs know someone is papered they just extort for more $. At 36m who cares lol but again you just never know !

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u/RehabValedictorian Jan 15 '22

I don’t think I could spend a year in solitary for any amount of money. That’s a decent point about the extortion, depending on the environment it would probably be best to keep to myself but you never know.

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u/SherlockCumbercat Jan 15 '22

Ya be we was to some white collar jail that like a cheap summer camp experience.

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u/GrumpyGiant Jan 16 '22

Now, minimum security prison is no picnic! I’ve a client in there right now. He says the trick is: kick someone’s ass the first day, or become someone’s bitch.

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u/TocinoPanchetaSpeck Jan 15 '22

Yes but you get to have 7 years of new experiences you would have missed out on if not in jail.

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u/nerrvouss Jan 15 '22

Youre also talking millionaire style living for those 7 years and the rest of your life. If played right. Versus whatever situation before. Id consider it vs working the rest of my life. Id be set for life in 7 years.

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u/Boneyg001 Jan 16 '22

Most people are short-sided and live in the moment. They will work for 60 years and struggle to retire and call that "living" instead of a golden opportunity of 7 years for 53 years of living life.

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u/Alpha_Decay_ Jan 15 '22

Indeed, I'm just stating my personal preference. It could very well be worth it to some people depending on their other options and what they want out of life.

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u/Rando_Guy_07 Jan 15 '22

Anybody read/remember the short story “the bet” by Anton Chekhov. I’m sure many people would initially trade a decade of their life for that amount of cash.

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u/LU90 Jan 15 '22

Ah I dunno 40’s the new 30 I hear.

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u/Locken_Kees Jan 16 '22

that's what I was thinking.

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u/Sietemadrid Jan 14 '22

For someone with no sympathy

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 14 '22

Shkreli did nothing that isn't already happening. I don't know why people pretend this guy is this big heartless criminal when the entire medical industry exclusively hires people to fuck your ass. Every single person that works for insurance execs is just as bad as shkreli at least this psychopath is funny

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u/L4t3xs Jan 15 '22

He didn't go to prison for hiking the prices either. He got nailed with securities fraud.

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u/bubumamajuju Jan 15 '22

His investors didn’t lose money either. That’s also conveniently forgotten. I believe he simply mislead them and misappropriated funds but ended up being able to make money elsewhere and was able to balance things up again… given that, his sentence is pretty egregiously over the top.

He’s been jailed as if he was Elizabeth Holmes or running some Madoff level scam.

Our justice system isn’t great and absolutely takes public opinion into account. The guy was an easy scapegoat for a shitty industry. Then he had enough notoriety to have interviews and so many people knowing about him that he grew insanely cocky and was way too brazen about his thoughts when he needed to just shut the fuck uo

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u/sandysnail Jan 14 '22

that's like saying you did nothing wrong murdering someone because there are guns for hire or terrorist groups. like i get that there are tons of people like him and many more ruthless but that doesn't make him not a big heartless monster. in that interview the first thing asked about the 100 million for jail time is "who do i hurt to get the money?" and he just acts like the situations are similar but taking out the who you hurt is the ENTIRE argument for him being heartless the fact that he makes arguments like that is heartless in itself

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

No it's like saying I don't give a shit about the next school shooting I care that there isn't systemic change surrounding the issue. This thread is useless, everyone jerking their dicks about this is useless the whole thing is so fucking dumb

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u/sandysnail Jan 15 '22

no your saying "lets not call the next school shooter heartless"

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u/UndBeebs Jan 14 '22

I don't know why people pretend this guy is this big heartless criminal when the entire medical industry exclusively hires people to fuck your ass.

... Does that somehow make him not? Tf kind of logic are you using here lmao

Just because there are others guilty of the same or worse doesn't discount his guilt.

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

I'm saying the amount of attention he gets is absurd for how common everything he does is. It's like convicting a manager at a pizza place in a big downtown city of fraud for taking servers' tips when like maybe half the restaurants I know pull shit like this

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u/UndBeebs Jan 15 '22

Guess I'll reiterate:

Just because there are others guilty of the same or worse doesn't discount his guilt.

To add to that, he's pretty damn guilty. Not pizza tip fraud levels. His case deserves the amount of attention it's getting.

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u/Sietemadrid Jan 14 '22

Ah yes it's ok he was greedy casue everyone else is doing it too. He made himself a target and now he's suffering the consequences

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

Yeah absolutely this guy should be let off because everyone else gets away with this all the fucking time.

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u/Sietemadrid Jan 15 '22

Yeah all crimes are ok cause that one guy got away with it that one time

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

That is literally how the fucking law works that's what I'm getting at

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u/webbsixty6 Jan 15 '22

Jesus, talk about whataboutism.

Just because other people are doing it… DOESNT MAKE IT RIGHT!!

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

Then talk about why other people do it instead of jerking off about this dickhead

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u/UndBeebs Jan 15 '22

Okay, but what you're doing in this thread is discouraging the condemnation of someone who absolutely deserves it. And your reasoning is "because other people are also guilty." How is that supposed to help with anything? Get over the fact that people are condemning the guy. If another person/company/etc gets caught doing something of that calibre, I'm sure the media will be all over them too.

Just because others are guilty doesn't mean this guy can't be discussed. You're making 0 sense here.

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u/Werowl Jan 15 '22

I don't know why people pretend this guy is this big heartless criminal when the entire medical industry exclusively hires people to fuck your ass.

neither of these concepts are mutually exclusive.

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u/DJHalfCourtViolation Jan 15 '22

Off the top of your head, name someone else involved with insulin price fixing or better a company

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u/unaffiliated-hellgod Jan 15 '22

Youre right he’s not the only one.

Doesn’t stop him being this big heartless criminal though.

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u/Dr_Singularity Jan 15 '22

His fine is much larger than his net worth, he now needs to sell everything he owns(company stocks, maybe even house etc) and probaly still will not have enough to pay $64M

So no, it was not a good deal in this case, he will waste 5 years of his life and will ultimately be left with nothing or very litte

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u/JTTRad Jan 14 '22

The years in your life are finite, I wouldn't spend 7 years in prison for any figure of money.

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u/indiebryan Jan 15 '22

But the years of your life are on average a lot less finite if you have $36 million. Not to mention the opportunities that would afford you in life you would never have otherwise.

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u/LeVeonwithBellsOn Jan 15 '22

Am I crazy for thinking I could do 7 years for 36 mil?

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u/MoocowR Jan 15 '22

So I'm approaching 30, the years I've spent 23-30 as fun as they are have gone pretty quick and I'm not that far into my life.

If I could go back in time and trade that for 36mil it might be pretty incising...

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u/HappyFamily0131 Jan 15 '22

You can do it for free if convicted of the right crime.

As for whether you could stay in prison for 7 years straight in exchange for 36 million dollars, while being able to leave at and time and get nothing instead, I would think that staying would be way, way, way fucking harder than it seems. It's not about walking into prison facing 7 years, it's about going stir-crazy 6 years and still choosing to stay for a 7th.

Maybe you could do it, but I don't think it would be easy, and I think even after getting the money, you might often regret it.

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u/indiebryan Jan 15 '22

It's on the cusp for me. That's a lot of time. I'd rather do 1/7 the time for 1/20 the money.

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u/Valyrian_Kobolds Jan 15 '22

You'd never have to work again in any city/place in the world with an amazing standard of living.

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u/Attention_Deficit Jan 15 '22

It’s like med school and a residence for never having to work a day for the rest of your life

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u/JTTRad Jan 15 '22

Except you're fed extremely poorly, you're brutalised by your peers, guards may or may not fuck with you and you're confined to a small cell for 23 hours a day. It's literally nothing like med school.

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u/Attention_Deficit Jan 15 '22

Voice of reason over here

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u/fudge5962 Jan 15 '22

100 billion dollars for 7 years of your life. You go in at 23, come out at 30.

At 30, if you weren't rich, you would work for a living. Assuming you work 40 hours a week until retiring at 65, that would amount to just over 8 years of your life. At 50 hours a week, it's 10 years of your life. If you were rich, you would get that time back.

Rich men live longer than the middle class. Average longevity of the bottom one fifth of Americans is about 76. Top one fifth is 89. About 13 years.

If you wouldn't trade 7 years of your life in exchange for 20 years of your life and 100 billion dollars, then you're really bad at managing both time and money.

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u/JTTRad Jan 15 '22

> If you wouldn't trade 7 years of your life in exchange for 20 years of your life and 100 billion dollars, then you're really bad at managing both time and money.

Such an arrogant, stupid thing to say.

You're completely discounting the fact you could be murdered by your fellow inmates. The guards may fuck with you, they may deny you medical treatment. You're confined to a room for 23 hours a day, perhaps with a violent criminal. You're fed extremely poorly and you may develop long term medical conditions.

Have you ever lived in the real world?

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u/fudge5962 Jan 15 '22

You're completely discounting the fact you could be murdered by your fellow inmates.

You could, but it's not highly likely. You can also die outside of prison. That's actually more likely. The US citizen mortality rate in prison is lower than outside. Also note that for non violent crime, the prison may not be a maximum security prison. A minimum security prison or private facility is safer, nicer, and better than max.

The guards may fuck with you

They might.

they may deny you medical treatment.

They almost certainly won't. Especially not in a minimum security prison or private facility.

You're confined to a room for 23 hours a day, perhaps with a violent criminal.

Yes. That's the general idea of prison.

You're fed extremely poorly and you may develop long term medical conditions

Those things can happen outside of prison too. And see again the point of maximum security vs. minimum or private rich people prison.

Such an arrogant, stupid thing to assume that I don't understand how prisons work.

Have you ever lived in the real world?

Unless you know of secret other worlds, then yes. We all live here.

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u/JTTRad Jan 15 '22

Sure, some people may put up with prison for 7 years for $100b, others wouldn't Your original quote of...

> If you wouldn't trade 7 years of your life in exchange for 20 years of your life and 100 billion dollars, then you're really bad at managing both time and money.

Was just a comment ignorant to other people's values and preferences.

I repeat, no amount of money would convince me to spend 7 of my prime years in prison. That does not mean I don't know how to manage time and money.

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u/cilantro_so_good Jan 15 '22

I doubt any of the people commenting that they'd do it have ever even spent a night in jail. Fuck that shit

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u/Shep9882 Jan 15 '22

I've spent 21 years at a job I hate for much less

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u/abnormally-cliche Jan 15 '22

But those years would be mundane compared to what $36 million could bring you for the remainder of your life. It really depends on how old you are and your current circumstances I guess. If I was young and didn’t have any options then it would be a no brainer.

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u/Handleton Jan 15 '22

His net worth is estimated at $70 million. The hopeful side of me is thinking that his fine is basically everything he owns, but the realist in me is pretty sure this dickhead has offshore accounts.

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u/USeaMoose Jan 15 '22

Most would still take that, but it's probably starting to look a lot less attractive to Shkreli.

7 years is probably close to 1/10 of your life. And his $100 million figure was probably pretty rough (I think he is the type to round up generously in his favor). He's had legal fees, fines before this (at least the $7.4 million one), and now $64 million. He is barred from any participation in that industry for life, and he is probably too toxic to work his way into any other industry.

If he gets out with $25 million, and find himself unable to work any more for the rest of his life, he could probably live comfortably, but he is not going to be buying yachts or private jets, or starting up new companies.

And this is the kind of guy who I think will feel the need to show the public how wealthy he still is. Doing dumb crap like buying a $2million album.

We'll see. I think this is a pretty big blow to him that probably killed off any plans he had been making. I'll bet he thought he'd get out and use a chunk of his fortune to start a new pharmaceutical company. Or that he could get work as a consultant.

This will not send him to the poor house, but this fine is a pretty huge chunk of his assumed net worth.

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u/wingwang007 Jan 15 '22

He is also proof as many are in this shithole country that as long as you defraud normal people you’re fine. The second you defraud other rich people you go to jail.

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u/Kraz_I Jan 14 '22

I’m pretty sure he doesn’t have any of that money left. He was in prison for a completely unrelated fraud charge related to one of his other hedge funds. Basically he was running a Ponzi scheme.

Actually I’m surprised the district court is trying to levy civil penalties for the price gouging. I wouldn’t be surprised if this gets overturned at appeals. That is unless he doesn’t appeal at all because he can just declare bankruptcy.

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u/SSJZoli Jan 15 '22

Sounds like a sports contract

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u/Glowing_bubba Jan 15 '22

Agreed, most people would take it considering they work 50 years and make less than 1 million.

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u/justMeTee Jan 15 '22

Work out for 7 years, walk out a jacked multi millionaire.

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u/roostersmoothie Jan 15 '22

Not if you’re already wealthy

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u/89fruits89 Jan 15 '22

Faster and fatter return than a phd thats for sure.

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u/AncientInsults Jan 15 '22

Nah that’s the IRS’s share.

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u/Outrageousirish Jan 15 '22

I wouldn’t

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u/Anomaly1134 Jan 15 '22

Not going to lie, my first thought was 10, I would do 10 years for that money no problem, but then I realized I wouldn't be there for my kids, and I noped the fuck out of that thought. I don't think time with my kids could be bought.

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u/Original-Spinach-972 Jan 15 '22

A lot of innocent people have done more time and get basically nothing. Robert Jones, a guest on jre did 23 yrs and was innocent. He got 2mil for the wrongful conviction. 80k/yr isn’t worth shit. Shkreli basically got a ticket for all this shit.

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u/UNN_Rickenbacker Jan 15 '22

Fuck I would take that deal in a heartbeat

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u/2019wassolastyear Jan 15 '22

But is it more than he would make if he was honest and less greedy? If he wouldve just been less outrageous in his price increases, less insatiably greedy, maybe he wouldve have made more.

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u/Cant_Do_This12 Jan 15 '22

I wouldn’t want to go to jail for 1 day. Fuck that.

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u/Gonomed Jan 15 '22

People have gotten more time for stealing $200 worth of cash at a store

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u/lunchpadmcfat Jan 15 '22

People make a lot less wasting far more of their lives.

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u/Captcha_Imagination Jan 15 '22

That's his legal bill. All of it.

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u/Life-Evidence-6672 Jan 15 '22

His net worth is 70 million. With the other judgments against him he may actually be broke

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u/earsofdoom Jan 14 '22

That depends on how much prison rape ya gotta endure, seriously though prison justice is swift and brutal and you can bet a guy like Shkreli is gonna be on the receiving end of it.

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