Martin Shkreli

‘Pharma Bro’ Goes to Jail, But His Worst Crimes Remain Legal

Punk Patriot By Asher Platts December 17, 2015 Martin Shkreli finally goes to jail! Photos of the “Pharma Bro’s” perp walk populated many of our facebook feeds in celebration of this unscrupulous capitalist finally getting his just desserts. This is reason for celebration, right? Well, sort of. The real crime that brought Mark Shkreli into the public limelight was his price-gouging of Daraprim, a drug used to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with AIDS. He had recently purchased the intellectual property rights to Daraprim and therefore controlled the production and sale of the drug. He proceeded to increase the price of…