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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/Say_no_to_doritos Jan 14 '22

He fucked hedge funds

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u/[deleted] Jan 14 '22

So it bc rich people aren’t allowed to get fucked over like us poors

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u/persondude27 Jan 14 '22

Yes. Take a look at the Elizabeth Holmes trial.

Defrauding investors? Guilty on four counts.

Three felony counts of defrauding patients? Conspiracy to defraud patients? Not guilty.

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u/shadowveeeeeeerse Jan 15 '22

Ok but wouldn't that be decided by a jury of poors? Why would they do that?