Former pharmaceutical chief executive Martin Shkreli has been found guilty of three counts of securities fraud.
A New York City jury cleared the 34-year-old on five other counts after a week of deliberations.
He was tried in relation to a drug company he previously headed and a hedge fund he managed.
Shkreli was branded “the most hated man in America” in 2015 when his firm hiked the price of a lifesaving medication used by Aids patients.
Despite facing prison after being convicted of two counts of securities fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud, Shkreli professed himself pleased with the outcome.
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