On September 4, Shkreli addressed to the former presidential candidate and 42nd U.S. President's wife, telling his followers that he would pay $5,000 to anyone who would grab a strand of Hilary Clinton's hair during her book tour.
The judge's ruling ordered that Shkreli's bail be revoked, resulting in jail time for the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who was convicted in August of defrauding investors of two hedge funds he ran, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare.
"He should be apologizing to the government and Secretary Clinton", the judge said. Now, after a social media joke, Shkreli's bail has been revoked, landing the widely hated figure back in prison.
Brafman unsuccessfully pleaded with Matsumoto following the ruling, asking her to reconsider sending Shkreli to what he said would be a maximum security jail, or at least give him until Monday to prove he was not a threat.
"He is soliciting an assault on another person in exchange for $5,000". Sorry you didn't get Hillary Clinton's hair for whatever perverted reason you wanted it, but I hope you enjoy your new home behind bars. "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know", Trump said.
"Lol Hillary Clinton's presumptive agents are hard at work".
Prosecutors pursued the option of having Shkreli's bail revoked as soon as Shkreli posted statuses about Clinton on social media. Responding to the mixed verdict, Shkreli said he was delighted by the outcome and suggested that law enforcement had made him a target in retaliation for the price hike of Dataprim and his brash "pharma bro" personality.
Shkreli's attorney Benjamin Brafman had argued that his client "did not intend to cause harm" with his post and that "being inappropriate does not make you a danger to the community".
Shkreli said in a letter to Matsumoto on Tuesday that his Facebook post was meant as satire. Except Shkreli was out on bond while awaiting sentencing for his fraud conviction, and advocating/inciting his followers to commit a crime is a crime.
Mr. Shkreli, he said, deserved another chance. He will be held at a federal jail in Brooklyn. He faces up to 20 years in prison, though the term could end up being shorter under federal sentencing guidelines, the AP reports.
"Another example of political hyperbole is when President Donald Trump, as a candidate, caused a controversy a year ago by implying that "Second Amendment people" could prevent former Secretary Clinton from abolishing their right to bear arms".
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