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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/[deleted] Jan 14 '22

I’m confused - why does he get in trouble but other pharma companies don’t?

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u/Kraz_I Jan 14 '22

He’s in prison for an unrelated thing, essentially running a Ponzi scheme with his other company. He’s being fined and sanctioned now because he was illegally conducting business from prison with a contraband cell phone.