Shkreli, America’s most hated man, loses $15M in Bitcoin with Kanye album scam

The now-ex-CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who hiked the price of HIV medication by 5,000 percent, was trying to buy Kanye West’s album from his record label so he could sell it on to his fans.

In an outcome that proves karma can be a b*tch sometimes, Shkreli got scammed into virtually handing over thousands of bitcoins to someone pretending to be “Kanye’s boy”.

On Sunday, Shkreli tweeted that he had sent the payment to someone called Daquan and didn’t receive anything in return. Shreli proceeded to lose his s**t, throwing a Twitter tantrum.

In the midst of his angry tweets, he even said, “I quit rap.”

If he follows through on that threat, it

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