Benjamin Brafman called his client flawed but brilliant and questioned the case against him, saying “Nobody was defrauded, nobody lost any money.” - From https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/28/business/dealbook/martin-shkreli-fraud-trial-opens.html?smid=tw-nytmetro&smtyp=cur
Shkreli falsified investor statements, backdated documents, misled investors about his record as a fund manager and misstated how much money was in the funds, “telling lies on top of lies on top of lies,” Mr.
Shkreli then told investors that he was shutting down the two funds, and told them they could have stock in Retrophin or cash for their shares.
Shkreli in the slippers-and-stethoscope get-up when he dropped by the office, the investor said, “But Martin, you’re not a doctor,” according to Mr.
Brafman argued that some of the documents and arrangements in question were blessed by lawyers or board members, but allowed that Mr.
Shkreli bought, and said he was “probably guilty,” not to mention that “he disrespected the Wu-Tang Clan, so.” Still Mr.