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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/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.