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Wed Sep 13, 2017, 11:05 PM

Martin Shkreli sent to jail for posting online bounty on Clinton's hair

Martin Shkreli sent to jail for posting online bounty on Clinton's hair
US news 4 hours ago
A federal judge revoked the former pharmaceutical CEO's bail, sending him to jail for offering to pay anyone $5,000 for a lock of Hillary Clinton's hair.

The Associated Press‏Verified account @AP

BREAKING: Ex-pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli has bail revoked in New York securities fraud case, heads to jail.
3:08 PM - 13 Sep 2017

NEW YORK — Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli had his bail revoked and was headed to jail Wednesday while awaiting sentencing for a securities fraud conviction.

A judge heard arguments about whether the provocative online antics of Shkreli, dubbed the Pharma Bro, were bad enough to put him behind bars and decided to have him taken into custody immediately.

A judge said Shkreli’s offer to pay a $5,000 bounty for a Hillary Clinton hair with the follicle was “solicitation of an assault.” The judge said Wednesday that’s not protected by the First Amendment and there’s “a risk someone may take” Shkreli up on his offer.

A defense attorney had argued in court papers that Shkreli’s recent offer to pay a $5,000 bounty for securing a Hillary Clinton hair with a follicle while she’s on a book tour was merely a tasteless joke comparable to some of President Donald Trump’s derisive comments, not a threat worthy of putting him behind bars.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/13/martin-shkreli-has-has-bail-revoked-sent-jail-secu/

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Reply Martin Shkreli sent to jail for posting online bounty on Clinton's hair (Original post)
trueblue2007 Sep 13 OP
Alice11111 Sep 13 #1
canetoad Sep 13 #2
Control-Z Sep 13 #3
JHan Sep 14 #4
longship Sep 14 #5
left-of-center2012 Sep 14 #6
Warren DeMontague Sep 14 #7
WePurrsevere Sep 14 #8
Dorian Gray Sep 14 #9

Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Wed Sep 13, 2017, 11:26 PM

1. He is such a scumbag. Let's see if he smirks in a month.

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Wed Sep 13, 2017, 11:27 PM

2. Read this in LBN

But happy to K&R so more people can gloat over his pain.

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Wed Sep 13, 2017, 11:49 PM

3. Yeah. They both being in jail.

"...merely a tasteless joke comparable to some of President Donald Trump’s derisive comments"

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 01:52 AM

4. I don't even get the joke he was trying to make

It's so lame I can't even work up outrage

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 02:14 AM

5. Dum-de-Dum-Dum Dummm!

Dum-de-Dummm! Dum-de-Dum-de-Dummm!


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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 02:32 AM

6. Will he be put in with the other prisoners?

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 02:53 AM

7. Why does Martin Shrikeli want Hillary Clinton's hair?



it totally doesn't work for his bone structure.

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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 05:25 AM

8. So Attorneys are now using a 'but Trump did similar so it's okay' type of defense...

"comparable to some of President Donald Trump’s derisive comments"...

Shkreli's not only a greedy little buttwipe but from his threat to Hillary, a case could probably be made that he's a dangerous psychopath who should be locked away from society to keep others safe from him.



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Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Thu Sep 14, 2017, 06:17 AM

9. Good

Couldn't have happened to a scummier bag of scum.

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