Judge rejects Shkreli’s request to have conviction voided: Bloomberg

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(Reuters) – Biotech founder Martin Shkreli’s request to have his securities fraud convictions thrown out was rejected by a judge who is set to sentence him on March 9, Bloomberg reported on Friday. The evidence presented at the trial “was more than sufficient” to warrant a conviction for Shkreli, Judge Kiyo Matsumoto told his lawyers, according to Bloomberg. (bloom.bg/2EX0WSt) Reporting by Anuron Kumar MitraOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
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