Martin Shkreli Is Auctioning His Wu-Tang Clan Album on eBay

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Today in “how is Martin Shkreli still allowed to do things,” we go to the New York Post:

Just a month after being convicted of securities fraud, notorious pharma bro Martin Shkreli is selling off his one-of-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, which he bought from the legendary Staten Island hip-hop group two years ago for $2 million.

Specifically, he’s selling it on eBay. As of this writing, the bidding is at $200,100.00.

Shkreli’s listing includes an acknowledgment that the seller will get the only existing copy of “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,” and that there won’t even be a copy in Shkreli’s brain because “I have not carefully listened to the album.”

Back to Page Six:

Reached by phone Tuesday night, Shkreli refused to say where he would donate the money or what he would do with the remaining cash. Instead he unleashed a string of expletives and then requested to engage in a lewd act with a reporter.

That sounds about right. On eBay, Shkreli states that he will “donate half of the sale proceeds to medical research,” but he also states that “I may cancel this sale and I may even break this album in frustration.”

Shkreli is currently awaiting sentencing for three counts of fraud—and I’d guess many other people are also eagerly awaiting his sentence.

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