Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Jailed Over Online Bounty for Hillary Clinton’s Hair

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Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Jailed Over Online Bounty for Hillary Clinton’s Hair
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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