Lawyer urges US federal court to throw out ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli’s conviction for defrauding investors

//Lawyer urges US federal court to throw out ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli’s conviction for defrauding investors

Lawyer urges US federal court to throw out ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli’s conviction for defrauding investors

A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeal court to overturn Shkreli’s criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded.The lawyer, Mark Baker, argued that the jury that convicted Shkreli was given incorrect instructions about securities fraud. Baker faced a barrage of sceptical questions from a three-judge panel during a brief proceeding in the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan.Shkreli, 36, gained notoriety as…

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