Someone Supposedly Ripped Off Martin Shkreli for 15 Million in Bitcoin over ‘The Life of Pablo’ Rights

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Pharmaceutical CEO and American bad guy Martin Shkreli has taken great pleasure in being a full-time societal troll. He’s raised the price of critical HIV treatment drug by 5000%, then made a mockery of his Congressional hearing on the controversial decision. He also purchased the single copy of Wu Tang Clan’s Once Upon a Time in Shaolin then threatened to have Ghost Face Killah scrubbed from its tracks. For some who has so delighted in screwing others, it would be only a matter of before someone screwed him. That time has come.

In a bid to own exclusive rights to Kanye West’s forthcoming album The Life of Pablo, Shkreli evidently struck a deal and sent 15 million in Bitcoin (which comes out to over 6 billion US dollars) to someone he believed to be a representative from West’s legal team. Shkreli, who seems to relish in bragging about his business transactions on Twitter, tweeted the sale, attempting to turn around a 10 million dollar profit before the transaction had even been confirmed.

Things took an unexpected turn when Shkreli supposedly didn’t receive what he paid for:

But then came hints

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