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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/WishIWasOnACatamaran Jan 14 '22

36M for 7 years is still a helluva deal

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u/Alpha_Decay_ Jan 15 '22

That's $14k per day. I would certainly spend a considerable amount of time in jail for $14k per day, but not 7 years. At that point you're just missing out on too many life experiences that you can never get back. No amount of money can buy your 30s back.

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u/TocinoPanchetaSpeck Jan 15 '22

Yes but you get to have 7 years of new experiences you would have missed out on if not in jail.

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u/Rando_Guy_07 Jan 15 '22

Anybody read/remember the short story “the bet” by Anton Chekhov. I’m sure many people would initially trade a decade of their life for that amount of cash.