Final Note

Martin Shkreli arrested, but where’s the Wu-Tang album?

Kai Ryssdal Dec 17, 2015
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Final Note

Martin Shkreli arrested, but where’s the Wu-Tang album?

Kai Ryssdal Dec 17, 2015
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Perhaps the greatest on the record denial of anything ever by the FBI.

 

Martin Shkreli — the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who bought the rights to a decades-old drug and overnight boosted the price 5,000 percent — was arrested Thursday morning on unrelated charges of securities fraud.

 

Shkreli is also the guy who bought the only copy of the latest album from Wu-Tang Clan — literally the only copy, for $2 million.

 

Rumors were flying all morning that the FBI had seized the album, leading to this tweet from the agency’s New York office: 

It’s kinda too bad, because now we might never know.

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