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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/amiaffe Jan 14 '22

A sacrifice for the appeasement of the unwashed masses.

What Shkreli did was completely in line with the economic system of the USA and the so-called free market's logic. Shkrelli's crime was openly admitting to it.

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u/EvolD43 Jan 14 '22

Ive started watching some of his lessons on youtube. Surprisingly good (if not too long) and, yes, he seems well within for what is normal in that 'industry'. There do seem to be worse villians out there.

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u/MultiRachel Jan 14 '22

Of course… but…he’s a scapegoat because of his fucking flagrant audacity.

All the other shitstains are subtle/under the radar/ covert. This attention-hungry douche is embarrassingly ostentatious, he quite literally was groveling for attention.

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u/SPACEMANTIMEZ Jan 14 '22

Right, the point isn't that Shkreli is okay, it's that there are lots more out there causing immeasurable harm more politely, so they are getting away with it.