In choosing a jury for entrepreneur’s fraud trial, the court dealt with anger over his treatment of the Wu-Tang Clan and concerns that he looked like ‘a snake’
Don’t disrespect the Wu Tang Clan – not if you want a fair trial. The transcripts for jury interviews from the trial of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur who became “America’s most hated man”, are out – and they show that finding 12 good men (and women) was no easy task.
Shkreli was convicted of fraud earlier this month after deceiving investors in two failed hedge funds. But the perpetually smirking “Pharma Bro” is best known for hiking the price of a drug used by people with Aids by 5,000% and for buying the only copy of a 2014 Wu Tang Clan album, then refusing to let people listen to the whole thing.