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    Martin Shkreli Jailed Over Clinton Hair Tweet

    “It was just a prank, bro!” That was the so-called pharma bro’s protest when it turned out his Twitter offer of $5,000 to anyone who ripped out and brought him a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair violated the terms of his bail. Already convicted of securities fraud, Shkreli’s still awaiting his sentence — but now he’ll have to do so from jail. Even his lawyer’s explanation that sometimes Shkreli “says things that are stupid” didn’t impress the judge, who booked him for “solicitation of assault” against the former presidential candidate.

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