'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli gets 7 years… and more spotlight - CNET

Martin Shkreli, who became infamous as the “pharma bro” CEO who massively hiked the price of an anti-parasite treatment, has been sentenced to seven years in prison on fraud charges unrelated to the price increase, according to CNBC. Shkreli’s defense team requested only about a year of imprisonment While Shkreli’s defense team argued he should only receive a sentence of about a year, prosecutors had pushed for at least 15 years, saying Shkreli had not shown remorse for his actions. A judge announced the sentencing decision at a hearing today, where Shkreli reportedly cried while pleading for leniency. Shkreli made his first appearance in the public eye in 2015, after the 5,000 percent medication price increase. The decision led to him... Continue reading…

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli gets 7 years… and more spotlight - CNET

The internet listened closely to tweets about the infamous pharmaceuticals exec sobbing on the stand before being sentenced for defrauding investors.

Fri 9 Mar 18 from CNET

Martin Shkreli controversies: A timeline of events

Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds.

Fri 9 Mar 18 from FOXNews

It’s 7 years in prison for Martin Shkreli, convicted of fraud

He faced up to 20 years on three counts of fraud.

Fri 9 Mar 18 from Arstechnica

Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison

Pharmaceutical industry investor is best known for directing a 5,000% price hike on a drug used to treat AIDS patients and others.        

Fri 9 Mar 18 from USA today

'Pharma Bro' cries in court while apologizing for fraud

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli cried in court Friday as he apologized for defrauding investors while being sentenced by a federal judge....

Fri 9 Mar 18 from AP

'Pharma Bro' lawyer sometimes wants to punch him in face

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli's lawyer said he sometimes wants to hug his client and sometimes wants to punch him in the face, but he told a ...

Fri 9 Mar 18 from AP

'Pharma Bro' faces high stakes sentencing in fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) -- Is "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli a master manipulator who conned wealthy investors or a misunderstood eccentric who used unconventional means to make ...

Fri 9 Mar 18 from AP

'Pharma Bro' faces high stakes sentencing in fraud case, Fri 9 Mar 18 from AP

Apple may drop the notch from future iPhone models starting in 2019

The notch would be removed in order to make way for a full-screen design that takes up the entire front-facing portion of the display. Apple unveiled the notch with the iPhone X last year. ...

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

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