Martin Shkreli may have gone too far posting a $5,000 bounty on Facebook for someone to “grab” hair from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Federal prosecutors now say the former pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America” should be locked up immediately.
Shkreli, who was found guilty by a jury last month of defrauding investors in two hedge funds, has been out on bail awaiting his sentencing hearing. He’s engaged in a “pattern of threats and harassment” and his bail should be revoked, prosecutors told a Brooklyn, New York, federal judge in a filing Thursday.
“So on HRC’s book tour, try to grab a hair from her,” Shkreli posted on his Facebook page on Sept. 4. “I must confirm the sequencing I have. Will pay $5,000 per hair obtained from Hillary Clinton. Payment after the sequence matches. Good luck patrollers.”
Clinton is slated to appear