r/news Jan 14 '22 Gold 1 Helpful 19 Wholesome 18 Evil Cackle 3 Silver 19

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


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u/JohnnyMnemo Jan 15 '22

The only mistake that Shkreli made was talking out loud about this stuff.

You're not supposed to be a public dick about it and then taunt Congress. You're just supposed to do it and then sail off into the sunset.


u/lrkt88 Jan 15 '22

100% this is the only reason. He did not come up with this strategy on his own, he just botched the execution and now needs to be publicly flogged to make us think the current system can be fair.