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CEO of Martin Shkreli's old company likens him to 'Pied Piper'


By Brendan Pierson(Reuters) - The CEO of Retrophin Inc , the drug company that Martin Shkreli founded and is now accused of conspiring to defraud, compared Shkreli to the Pied Piper on Thursday as he tried to explain to jurors why he stuck with the company in its early days despite misgivings.Stephen Aselage, who was hired by Shkreli in October 2012, testified in Brooklyn federal court that he worried about not always getting "straight answers" from Shkreli, but decided to stay on the company's board of directors because he was so impressed with the young entrepreneur."He's a brilliant ...

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 03:02 IST