Martin Shkreli: American Greed's Biggest Cons

Birt 10 ágú 2020
Martin Shkreli, the notorious “Pharma bro,” jacked up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000% and is in prison for defrauding investors. Now from behind bars, authorities say he’s found using a contraband cellphone, violating prison rules, to allegedly run his company, getting sued by federal regulators for trying to keep a drug monopoly, and requesting that he be freed because he might be able to cure deadly COVID-19. Catch new reporting, new updates, and new facts on "American Greed: Biggest Cons" Monday at 10P ET on CNBC.
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About American Greed: Discover multi-million dollar scams that build unimaginable wealth. Go to places where devious frauds feed deviant desires. And witness the fatal flaws that bring criminals to justice.
American Greed takes you deep inside shocking true stories of brazen con artists who thrive on stealing fortunes, ruining and even taking lives. In-depth reporting exposes the devastating effects greed has on victims-, bringing you up -close to heartless villains living large on other people’s life savings. How do these crooked masterminds defraud the wealthy, rip off their own families, and scam their friends?
On American Greed crime pays well, until the crooks get caught.
Some people will do ANYTHING for MONEY….with evil like this, no one is safe.
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Martin Shkreli: American Greed's Biggest Cons


  • "Aah you darn went too far you stupid pr*^k" ~Charlamagne (the voice of the masses)

  • free shkreli

  • Free Shkreli and tell the real story

  • How can anyone get mad at a guy who created the drug. He has the choice to prove it however he wants. 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Political Prisoner

  • Only 7 years when some others serves life s sentence for 50 dollars or a sandwich stolen.Don t tell me Amerikkka is not white supremacist already.

  • I want the writers of Cobra Kai to produce a mini-series examining how the mainstream media exploited Mr Shkreli's honesty and social innocence!


  • I was locked up with him in MDC Brooklyn and got the chance to get to know him . He’s actually a good dude ..

  • come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

  • He exposed big pharma and went to jail lol

  • Hes no different than all the other pharmaceutical companies. just he does it with a snarky smile

  • shkreli is a god. CNBC are propagandists.

  • 🤮

  • He is a good man. Stop attacking him. Free Martin.

  • This comment section is full morons for saying this guy is innocent. Shkreli *committed* a crime! And that crime is him failing to "donate" to the Clinton Foundation. He is lucky he only got some jail time than getting into a car "accident".

  • It’s only greed when the grease lands in the “wrong” hands.... #FreeShkreli

  • Remember that he said he will give them away for free if you really needed the medicine and cant afford it?

  • This guy looks and acts just like Ryan from the office

  • Well he didn't murder anyone.. For him the moon is the limit, keep looking maybe someone will look back.. like who??


  • They treated him so unfairly. Drug companies do the same thing all the time, but since he was a threat to the competition they decided to take him down. People should be thankful he even created the drug in the first place. He raised the price of the drug but would work out deals with patients if they couldn’t afford it. All of the money went back into research.

  • Why did they vilify him??

  • Trevor Milton will soon be his cell mate.

  • Free skrill


  • My guy

  • How would Martin Shrkreli deal with the fentanyl pill problem?

  • I knew someone who was an activist and sent some mean messages to martin shkreli on facebook. That guy has sent some mean messages to me etc. so if he sees my comments together with a Martin Shkreli youtube, HE IS GOING TO FLY INTO AN INSANE RAGE AND HIS HEAD IS GOING TO EXPLODE!!!!!!

  • I recently saw a large see-thru bucket full of tampons at rite-aid with a big label on it that said "ORGANIC COTTON TAMPONS". That is healthcare innovation.

  • When I was a little girl, I thought it would be a great idea to get rich by curing the common cold. That's all I did.

  • rich man's world immortal technique

  • He did nothing wrong at all. Literally finessed big pharmaceuticals and everyone says he tried to finesse normal people...

    • @rel side br Because he tried to mess with the elite class, who own the justice system.

    • Sounds like you have little crush on the guy

    • I wonder why he is in jail then

  • CNBC who paid you for this ?

  • Is it really greed if he gave the drugs away for free to uninsured people?

  • Krenari qe nji zog shqiptari qe arriti ne kete pozite, mos harro shqiperine qe ka nevoj shqiptaria ksi djelsh o ulqinak , pershendetje 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇹🇴nga mertur guri

  • Why do all these mediocre journalists focus on the guy profiting from the intellectual property system instead of criticizing the system itself? Without Intellectual property, there would be no way to monopolize the commercialization of a drug. Shkreli is simply following the rules of the game, a game that CNBC is complicit of.

  • Free Shkreli

  • Martin Shkreli didn't do anything wrong, people just hate him

  • Free Martin

  • I watched a lot of Shkreli’s live streams on youtube, this show is all wrong...why can’t any of these media outlets investigate the truth?


  • Are these stories created as a smoke screen . So we slaves hate the the little millionaires and billionaires, and forget about the trillionaires.

  • you have no idea what your talking about these banks set people up, they take out hedgefunds for breakfast, martin is going to be back and i hope he goes HAM on every entity that perpetrated this on him. Free martin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • World’s most eligible bachelor? No. World’s most eligible sociopath, yes.

  • We all know the securities fraud was not the reason Shkreli was aggressively pursued by authorities. He became CEO at a young age after he hacked the system and figured out how Corporate American and Wall Street worked. He was open about how Corporate America works (specifically drug pricing) and was vilified for being truthful.

  • Free Martin!

  • One of the most misunderstood genius of our time

    • Most geniuses are misunderstood during their time. It isn't until today becomes that they're truly appreciated.

    • exactly lol the vice interview displays the true him

  • RIP Harambe

  • Great new vieo CNBBC! I always knrew the shkrellians were hostile to our people

  • is it just me or did the commentator guy sound like he was about to spit bars at 1:42


    • 😂😂😂

    • @fascinatinglist come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

    • come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

    • lmfao😂

  • Oh that poor psychopath Martin.. I feel so bad for him... lol

  • a lesson to learn: Be diversify on something that you ONLY know

  • Like Shkreli pointed out, raising prices like that is what all the pharma companies do. I like the guy, he was actually trying to do some good in the world, but of course this superflous vid won't get into that. It's all dumb dumb with dumb on top.

  • If all the politicians that grilled Shkreli in his hearing really cared so much about what he did then why didn't they pass legislation outlawing it?

    • My thought exactly !

    • Meanwhile the Sackler family is just chilling and given time to siphon billions off so they can declare bankruptcy

    • Bravo ulqinak 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱

    • Smart

  • How easy is it to tell the zombie mob that a guy who raised the price of a pharma drug by 5000 percent is an evil person who should be locked up forever. ?? However, the truth about this man is the exact opposite of what this media is lying to you about. Again.

  • where's part 2?

  • Note To Self: CNBC isn't a trusted news source.

  • Reading these comments between people thinking left or right wing. It's exactly why the world will go through a purge a.k.a "The shift". Evil will never prevail because the meek shall inherit the earth. Love each other and be blessed!!

  • Ik u guys try to look professional but when you put Charlemagne as someone to talk about the guy this episode is about.... that’s just sad

  • Martin Shkreli did not commit fraud. He very honestly disclosed everything he did, in great detail. Being conceited or self-confident is not a crime. Being honest is not a crime. Shkreli is being unlawfully prosecuted because some don't like him. Raising prices is not a crime. Creating a profit is not a crime. Being smarter than others is not a crime. Being disliked is not a crime.

    • Random guy on internet says he's not guilty vs court of law. Hmm

    • Well said, never been a fan of him, never really disliked him either but this seemed to be more of an attack on his personality & him being the type who doesn’t answer to anyone, Pharmaceutical companies have been doing what he does with prices forever and they trashed what he did with prices yet never put anything in legislation preventing it in general, it was because people didn’t like him and they felt like they should take it upon themselves to get him out of here

  • I love this guy. He just seems like a rich memelord tbh. I fear that what they're doing to him will make him unfortunately bitter about the world in general rather than the people who engineered this against him. He tried to play the game as other big businesses were doing, got big from it and they didn't like it. I'm sure CNBC is playing the same game too and in a way that is far more entrenched.

  • Jesus loves you.

  • NBC accusing others of being greedy? When will they take a look at themselves? $32B in revenue in 2017.

  • Holy crap these ads

  • Lmao CNBC 1:12 😭😂

  • A misunderstood man

  • martin is a cool guy, he gave free doses to patients who couldn't afford it. and you admit you are lying about him having a phone in prison but still keep repeating it. shameless!

  • Does anyone know Martin’s expected release date

    • Originally he was going to serve 51 days but they raised it 5000%

    • @Daniel no way? that bad ??? it's terrible

    • Possibly Oct 2023

    • 2025 not including good behaviour

  • Martin is an inspirational businessmen and genius. No amount of spin from MSM will make me dislike him.

    • Same here. Martin rules. #FreeShkreli

    • Brett Stefanishin lmao

  • Hes actually a hero

  • Our Lord and Savior's name is being dragged through mud by the Big Pharma and the Clinton crime family but the WSB knows the truth! #FreeShkreli

  • Who cares


  • How respect nan,if second name is scrallyy)))

  • More fake news… This guy was targeted for political clout and because he was anti-Clinton. He wasn’t doing anything every other hedge fund and Pharma-based investment firm was doing.

    • @D Di P That was not a counter point or even a point at all... you're just sounding like a bratty 2nd grader.

  • CNBC slandering people as usual. How about doing some investigations into how most big pharmas are being run? Top Kek

    • The network owners likely hold stake in big pharma, so they’re not gonna shoot themselves in the foot now are they.

    • and he got money for his shareholders. They accepted the money and took it

  • ugly face though

  • A great advertisement to boycott the media.

    • Talling about his Cash Flow and Finance video? Half the stuff in this hatchet job was either wrong or spun in the wrong direction.

  • The lesson here is...... don't do what Big Pharma does unless your part of Big Pharma..

  • Still Making MILLIONS!!!! ;-)