Martin Shkreli's Lawyer Begins Wire Fraud Trial

Oct 20, 2017


Jurors faced polar opening statements in the trial of Evan Greebel, the lawyer charged with conspiracy with former Turing Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli. One side claimed he was Shkreli’s right hand man; the other said he was a victim of Shkreli's deceit, cited in a Reuters article.

Assistant U.S. Attorney David Kessler alleged Greebel helped Shkreli steal millions of dollars from his drug company, Retrophin Inc., to pay back investors in two failed hedge funds run by Shkreli, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare, the story said.

Reed Brodsky, Greebel’s lawyer, argued that Shkreli lied to Greebel the same way he lied to investors.

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