U.S. prosecutors consider more charges against ex-CEO Shkreli

May 3, 2016 3:50 PM

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U.S. prosecutors consider more charges against ex-CEO Shkreli

NEW YORK Former drug executive Martin Shkreli, who last year became a lightning rod for outrage over soaring prescription drug prices, may face additional U.S. charges of securities fraud, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.

More charges related to Shkreli's involvement with biopharmaceutical company Retrophin Inc (RTRX.O) could be filed within a month, Assistant U.S. Attorney Winston Paes said at a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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