SHKRELI JAILED OVER THREAT TO CLIN­TON

USA TODAY International Edition - - MONEY -

A fed­eral judge re­voked Pharma Bro Mar­tin Shkreli’s bail Wed­nes­day, or­der­ing him jailed for a threat to for­mer sec­re­tary of State Hil­lary Clin­ton. U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Mat­sumoto said Shkreli’s re­cent so­cial me­dia of­fer of $5,000 to any­one who would “grab” some of Clin­ton’s hair for him dur­ing her cur­rent book tour rep­re­sented “a so­lic­i­ta­tion of an as­sault in ex­change for money that is not pro­tected by the First Amend­ment.” Mat­sumoto added, “The fact that he con­tin­ues to re­main un­aware of the ... in­ap­pro­pri­ate­ness of his ac­tions or words demon­strates to me that he may be cre­at­ing an on­go­ing risk to the com­mu­nity.”

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