Meet Martin Shkreli, a 37-year-old American former hedge fund manager and CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who is referred to as the "Most Hated Man in America", due to his crime against humanity. As he turns 37 years old today, read further to see his brief biography, criminal status and what he did to earn himself such a horrible name.
Martin Shkreli was born on the 17th day of March, 1983, in New York, USA. He was born to a devoted Christian parents, he was raised as a Catholic, he also attended Sunday school while he was growing up. In 2015, Shkreli was severely criticised after his pharmaceutical company hiked the price of a drug called Daraprim. This drug is an antiparasitic drug used to treat malaria and also AIDS patients.
After his company obtained a manufacturing license to produce this drug, Shkreli raised the price of a tablet from $13 to $750 (from N4,940 to N286,000). Nemesis caught up with him in 2017 when he was arrested and convicted for 2 counts of security fraud. He was sentenced to prison to serve 7 years and he was fined $7.4 Million.
He is currently serving his prison term in Federal Correctional Complex, Allenwood in USA.
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