• We Talked To a Lawyer Who Listened to the Pharma Bro's Wu-Tang Clan Record

    1 month ago - By Noisey

    Yesterday, the Department of Justice sold the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin to an anonymous buyer. The original owner was the notorious pharma bro Martin Shkreli; the DoJ sold the album to clear his civil forfeiture debts tied to securities exchange fraud. According to Benjamin Brafman, Shkreli's lawyer, the sale was a profitable one. “I can confirm that the proceeds have fully paid off the balance of Mr. Shkreli's forfeiture obligation and can also confirm that the sales price was substantially more than the price he paid for it,” Brafman told Motherboard in...
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  • Wu-Tang Clan Album Once Owned By Martin Shkreli Sold By U.S. Government

    Wu-Tang Clan Album Once Owned By Martin Shkreli Sold By U.S. Government

    1 month ago - By NPR

    There was only one copy of Once Upon a Time in Shaolin , and the government forced Shkreli to turn it over after his fraud conviction. Details are confidential, so don't expect to hear it anytime soon.
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