Martin Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive notorious for increasing the price of Daraprim by 5,000 percent, along with mounting sneering defenses of his actions and even issuing a bounty for one of Hillary Clinton’s hairs, was sentenced to seven years in prison for fraud.
- What had prosecutors sought for a sentence?
- What had the defense sought for a sentence?
- What were his fraud convictions related to?
- How much fine must Mr. Shkreli pay?
- What was the most interesting thing that you learned by reading the article?
Clifford, S. (2018). Martin Shkreli Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Fraud. The New York Times, Mar. 9 (Retrievable online at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/09/business/martin-shkreli-sentenced.html)