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Martin Shkreli Sues From Prison Over Ouster From Retrophin (1)

May 31, 2019, 7:23 PMUpdated: May 31, 2019, 8:41 PM

Martin Shkreli sued the former chief executive officer of Retrophin Inc. and two other executives for at least $30 million, claiming they “unceremoniously and illegally” ousted him from the company in 2014 for their own benefit.

Shkreli, 36, was sentenced to seven years in prison last year for stealing $11 million to repay investors after the hedge-fund-manager-turned-drug-executive, lost money on risky trades. He sued Stephen Aselage, Retrophin’s former CEO and currently a director, and two other executives in New York federal court May 31.

Shkreli started Retrophin in 2011 after teaching himself biology. In his complaint he claimed the three...

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