Justice Catches Up With Pharma Bro

Former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to seven years in prison, according to multiple reports.

Prosecutors had asked U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumototo to sentence Shkreli to up to 15 years in prison for deceiving hedge fund investors.

Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, came into the national spotlight after he raised the price of the drug Daraprim, an anti-parasite drug used by AIDS patients.

His actions prompted a national outcry and has fueled the recent attention from the Trump administration and members of Congress over the rising prices of drugs.

Read more at The Hill.