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Martin Shkreli's Trial Was Just As Bizarre As You Might Expect

"Make me some money, Marty."

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Martin Shkreli — best known as the "pharma bro" who jacked up the prices of a life-saving antiparasitic medication from $13.50 to $750 — is on trial for securities fraud in federal court in Brooklyn. On Thursday, attorneys presented closing arguments in his trial, which is expected to go to a jury today.

Here's what his day in court looked like.

Martin Shkreli and his defense team walk to court. A guard told me that Shkreli was disappointed that no journalists waited for him when the trial date fell on the long 4th of July weekend. "Make me some money, Marty", one cameraman joked.

Press waiting outside the courtroom for the Martin Shkreli trial. Because of the trial's profile, we had to walk through an additional metal detector.

The prosecution describes how, when a female investor began to have concerns about one of Shkreli's allegedly fraudulent hedge funds, Shkreli dismissed her as ignorant and overly emotional.

Contact Molly Crabapple at molly@mollycrabapple.com .

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