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originally posted by: skoalman88
It's pretty pathetic how you all despise this guy for doing something companies do to consumers all the time. It's not like he's the first person to raise a drugs price, he just did it when some scumbag politicians needed something to bitch about. I would say I expect more from people on ATS but that would be dishonest.
According to Twitter user Rob Wesley, who might have invented the clause, though a lot of people on Twitter are taking it to be real, it states:
‘The buying party also agrees that at any time during the stipulated 88 year period, the seller may legally plan and attempt to execute one (1) heist or caper to steal back Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, which, if successful, would return all ownership rights to the seller.’
Then comes the best bit:
‘Said heist or caper can only be undertaken by currently active members of the Wu-Tang Clan and/or actor Bill Murray, with no legal repercussions.’
originally posted by: kosmicjack
Let's be clear, the guy IS a total d-bag.
But your point is CRUCIAL, IMHO.
Pharmaceutical companies do this all of the time. Plus, there are currently many drug shortages because Big Pharma doesn't feel there is enough profit in it.
So, basically, if a big mega corporation drug company does it, it gets a pass - if a hipster scum does it, no!
Anyway, long story short, the stock went crazy and I have been
kicking myself for not jumping in.
Beginning Fri 13 Nov, and ending on Mon 23 Nov, an investment
of ten grand (with only two trades) could have made over
ten millions dollars.
But even as I watched the stock begin to soar, I just couldnt't
buy in--because word had leaked that the reason for the
skyrocketing price was Martin Shkreli.
Trying to be ethical can be expensive...