13 September 2017 3:44 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive who was recently convicted of securities fraud, was tossed in jail Thursday after a judge revoked his $5 million bail due to a Facebook post inciting people to grab a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto decided to grant prosecutors’ request to take Shkreli into custody, calling his posting, which offered readers $5,000 for a strand of the former Democratic presidential candidate’s hair, a “solicitation of assault” not protected by the First Amendment. “He does not need to apologize to me,” Matsumoto said. “He should have apologized to the government, »


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