r/news Jan 14 '22

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


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u/De3NA Jan 14 '22

His plan was pretty genius. Raising the cost of some medicine so that he could charge the insurance company an insane amount and also offer cheap medicine if you contact him directly. If someone were to do both it’s a win win lose for the insurance company.


u/Thx002 Jan 14 '22

if you contact him directly.

It was for free if you contacted him.

However that was after the huge backlash so it's smart damage control.

I never understand why the guy went so public about everything, he was actively seeking the infamy. Doing a reddit AMA, doing livestreams... The Wu Tang thing.

If he had shut his mouth he would still be making millions and people would only only him by name.


u/De3NA Jan 15 '22

I get it. He went crazy.


u/Convergentshave Jan 16 '22

I mean if you try and fuck over the wealthy or the insurance companies in America yea you must be crazy because you’re going to prison/suicided lol.