Shkreli, then head of Turing Pharmaceuticals (later called Vera), became known as “Pharma Bro” after raising the price on Daraprim from $13.50 to $750, a drug used by many AIDS and cancer patients. Put.
He was found guilty in 2017 of two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, having received a seven-year sentence in 2018. Those charges were not related to the Daraprime price hike, but they are still banned for life. Pharmaceuticals Industry.
Exactly why the 39-year-old Shkreli was released early may be up for debate, although famed essayist and mathematician Naseem Nicholas Taleb issued a theory.
Martin Shkreli has been released from federal prison early. It was not for good behavior; It was so unbearable that they wanted to show some mercy to the personnel. Via https://t.co/rRMrEEVCtR @wsj