Martin Shkreli Arrest: 'Pharma Bro' Arrested For Securities Fraud, Twitter Delights In Twist of events For 'Most Hated Man In America' [PHOTO]


In a surprising twist of fate the man that most of America has hated ever since he raised the price of Daraprim to $750 a tablet has been arrested for securities fraud.

Martin Shkreli, 32, was arrested by the FBI in New York earlier today on charges involving his former hedge fund and a different pharmaceutical company he used to head up. According to Reuters, the current CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. is being indicted because of his time managing hedge fund MSMB Capital Management and biopharmaceutical company Retrophin Inc.

News of the arrest caused endless amounts of delight on social media, with many taking to Twitter to joke at Shkreli's expense--mainly about both his bail being suddenly raised 5000 percent, the same amount he raised the price of Daraprim by, as well as the behaviors he might experience in jail.

Others joked about Shrkeli's acquisition of the only copy of the new Wu-Tang Clan album:

There were also other musically related (and equally delightful) tweets:

And of course, many got in the spirit of the Holiday Season with their joy:


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