The personal Twitter account of one of the most controversial men of the year has been hacked.
Martin Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals can’t seem to catch a break. On Thursday last week, Shkreli faced charges of securities fraud, securities fraud conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy in relation to a previous hedge fund endeavor. He stepped down as CEO of Turing Pharma on Friday.
However, the former CEO is more infamous for a widely criticized decision in September this year. Shkreli raised the price of a life-saving antimalarial drug Daraprim by over 5500% (!), a move that garnered plenty of outrage. Anonymous took note, rolling the executive at the [...]
Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been the center of the Internet vitriol over the past few days after raising the price of a 62-year-old drug 5,500%. Anonymous joined in on the action yesterday, effectively trolling the CEO, who later in the day announced his company would backtrack on the price increase.
Yo @MartinShkreli, how are you doing today?
— Anonymous (@GroupAnon) September 22, 2015
The CEO defended himself by saying the move has been misunderstood. Daraprim, he’s maintained, was unprofitable and therefore his company increased the price. The drug is used to treat toxoplasmosis, a life-threatening [...]
32-year-old venture capitalist Martin Shkreli reportedly hacked a business rival and then harassed his teenage son and wife over a longer period of time. Messages sent to the wife were telling her that they would soon be homeless. Shkreli recently attracted bad attention due to hiking prices of AIDS pills as reported by US Uncut.
Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli was recently in the news and heavily criticized for hiking the price of an AIDS pill by 5,500 percent. The pill is vital for the treatment of said disease, but Martin introduced a hefty hike in the price of the pill as soon as his company acquired rights to the pill last month. The daraprim pill costs $1 for production but [...]