The most despised man in the US returned a guilty verdict
The former lawyer of the former head of American pharmaceutical companies Turing Pharmaceuticals and Retrophine Martin Shkreli recognized by the jury guilty of complicity in the fraud with securities. He faces up to 20 years in prison, according to Reuters.
According to the indictment content, Shkreli with a group of accomplices deceived investors to invest in two impoverished subsequently Fund, as well as squandered assets Retrophine. As stated by the Prosecutor’s office, 34-year-old Shkreli went to the embezzlement of $ 11 million to pay off personal debts.
Fame Martin Shkreli acquired after the scandal involving the overstatement of drug prices. He acquired the rights to manufacture the drug Daraprim used for the treatment of toxoplasmosis in HIV-infected and AIDS patients, and raised the price from 13.5 to $ 750 for a pill.