Martin Shkreli provides Sam Bankman-Fried suggestions for potential jail stint

Martin Shkreli gives Sam Bankman-Fried tips for potential prison stint

Ex-con “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli supplied some jailhouse knowledge to alleged crypto conman Sam Bankman-Fried if he finally ends up going to jail: Shave your head and brush up on rap lyrics.

Shkreli, who served 5 years in federal jail after being convicted of securities fraud in 2017, mentioned Bankman-Fried wants to vary his look if he’s to outlive being locked up.

To do this, Shkreli prompt the 30-year-old fallen crypto whiz child shave off his wild hair and deepen his voice to suit into the “very testosterone-filled, masculine place.”

“Sam goes to have quite a lot of points as a result of he’s a little bit of an effeminate man and his demeanor — some individuals say autistic type of sense, or sensibility — is just not one thing that goes over effectively in jail.” Shkreli mentioned in an interview Friday with cryptocurrency journalist Laura Shin.

Bankman-Fried was launched on $250M bail as he awaits trial on fraud expenses. If convicted, he faces as much as 115 years in jail.

Bankman-Fried leave Manhattan Federal Court
Sam Bankman-Fried is going through 115 years in jail if convicted on fraud expenses.
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“He needs to be listening to as a lot rap music as potential… decide these issues up as rapidly as he can,” Shkreli mentioned on the Shin’s podcast “Unchained.”

If Bankman-Fried preps on matters together with “prison tradition” it might “save your life,” Shkreli added.

“Be taught every little thing there may be to find out about gangs, concerning the robust neighborhoods in each metropolis,” he mentioned

Shkreli, who spent five years in prison, has some recommendations for the disgraced FTX founder.
Shkreli, who spent 5 years in jail, has some suggestions for the disgraced FTX founder.
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Shkreli, who was sprung from jail in Could, rose to notoriety after he hiked the value of life-saving AIDS therapy Daraprim to $750 a tablet from $17.50 after acquiring the unique rights to it in 2015.