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Martin Shkreli—aka the pharma bro who exponentially raised the price of an HIV drug, copped the new Wu-Tang Clan album for a cool $2M and wants to bail Bobby Shmurda out of jail—was arrested by the FBI for securities fraud. The struggle is real. 

Reports TMZ:

The feds arrested Shkreli early Thursday morning in Manhattan. The 32-year-old was already one of the most reviled and envied men in the country. Reviled for inflating the price on an HIV/cancer treatment from $13.50 per pill to $750 per pill — and envied for buying Wu-Tang’s top secret “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” record a few months ago.

The 32-year-old ex hedge fund manager has been charged for illegally taking stock from a biotech firm he started, and using it to pay off debts from other biz deals … according to Bloomberg.

Shkreli was in the Hip-Hop news again when he revealed he wanted to bail Bobby Shmurda out of jail.

“I’m a fan and I’m a business man. I’m not going to do this for free. [Laughs],” Shkreli told HipHopDX of Shmurda. “He’s going to have to do something for me. I don’t know what that’s going to look like yet. He’s going to owe me one, obviously. I’d like to pay for his legal defense as well. I’m a big fan, but also, I’m an opportunist. You know that.”

Good luck with that.

Photo: Twitter/@MartinShkreli

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