“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli just had to give up his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Rare | 3/6/2018 | Alex Thomas
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Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical entrepreneur who was convicted in 2017 for securities fraud, has been forced to give up his one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, for which he paid $2 million in 2015.

The young millionaire lied to investors about their money, though he says that’s not the case, according to The Guardian. He’s currently facing a maximum of 20 years behind bars, and prosecutors have asked for 15. Shkreli’s lawyers say that their client is a new man with a kind heart, but the prosecutors dispute that claim. They presented evidence which they say shows Shkreli to be selfish and manipulative, including intercepted emails in which the “pharma bro” makes shrewd remarks about the government and the pharmaceutical industry, CNBC reports.

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