Keyword: Martin Shkreli

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Martin Shkreli

Martin Shkreli, who became infamous after jacking up the price of a generic AIDs drug and boasting about it online, was arrested on securities fraud charges in December. Court documents allege that Shkreli ran Turing essentially like a Ponzi scheme: after losing considerable amounts of money for investors, he would lie about the losses and pull funds from his other companies to pay the debts.
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Special report: 11 notorious healthcare leaders in 2016

As the people at the top of healthcare organizations, executives are expected to be a positive example for employees and inspire staff to work up to their full potential. Easier said than done for some, as there are execs at hospitals and health systems, health insurance companies, medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies who tarnish their reputation and standing within the community. We've rounded the misdeeds and misadventures of 11 healthcare leaders in this special report.