Martin Shkreli: American Greed's Biggest Cons

Martin Shkreli, the notorious “Pharma bro,” jacked up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000% and is in prison for defrauding investors. Now from behind bars, authorities say he’s found using a contraband cellphone, violating prison rules, to allegedly run his company, getting sued by federal regulators for trying to keep a drug monopoly, and requesting that he be freed because he might be able to cure deadly COVID-19. Catch new reporting, new updates, and new facts on "American Greed: Biggest Cons" Monday at 10P ET on CNBC.
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American Greed takes you deep inside shocking true stories of brazen con artists who thrive on stealing fortunes, ruining and even taking lives. In-depth reporting exposes the devastating effects greed has on victims-, bringing you up -close to heartless villains living large on other people’s life savings. How do these crooked masterminds defraud the wealthy, rip off their own families, and scam their friends?
On American Greed crime pays well, until the crooks get caught.
Some people will do ANYTHING for MONEY….with evil like this, no one is safe.
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Martin Shkreli: American Greed's Biggest Cons


  1. Johnny Cab

    Johnny Cab10 timmar sedan

    Free shkreli

  2. Radjes Gruaz

    Radjes Gruaz6 dagar sedan

    Only 7 years when some others serves life s sentence for 50 dollars or a sandwich stolen.Don t tell me Amerikkka is not white supremacist already.

  3. Johnny Cab

    Johnny Cab10 timmar sedan

    Dumbest comment ive ever read. Why did Martin get 7 years Radjes? You don't have a clue do you? Life sentences for 50 dollars and sandwiches gtfoh. You need to change the echo chamber of imbeciles you surround yourself with. Wouldn't expect anything different with those buzzwords you spout. Clone #123765: "This is Amerikka deerppp white supremacy beep boop"

  4. J's videos

    J's videos6 dagar sedan

    I want the writers of Cobra Kai to produce a mini-series examining how the mainstream media exploited Mr Shkreli's honesty and social innocence!

  5. J's videos

    J's videos6 dagar sedan

  6. ToO-_EaZy

    ToO-_EaZy9 dagar sedan

    I was locked up with him in MDC Brooklyn and got the chance to get to know him . He’s actually a good dude ..

  7. Hinda warsame

    Hinda warsame2 dagar sedan

    He killed my family

  8. TheCanMan Can Since 1990

    TheCanMan Can Since 199011 dagar sedan

    come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

  9. Curtis Jackson

    Curtis Jackson27 dagar sedan

    He exposed big pharma and went to jail lol

  10. imagine my shock

    imagine my shock29 dagar sedan

    Free Shkreli

  11. Onehourworkout

    OnehourworkoutMånad sedan

    Hes no different than all the other pharmaceutical companies. just he does it with a snarky smile

  12. SSG Playboy

    SSG PlayboyMånad sedan

    shkreli is a god. CNBC are propagandists.

  13. Sharon Barnes

    Sharon BarnesMånad sedan


  14. T Z

    T ZMånad sedan

    He’s got that perpetual, sociopathic smirk.

  15. Jason Rahimzadeh

    Jason RahimzadehMånad sedan

    He is a good man. Stop attacking him. Free Martin.

  16. quantomic1106

    quantomic1106Månad sedan

    This comment section is full morons for saying this guy is innocent. Shkreli *committed* a crime! And that crime is him failing to "donate" to the Clinton Foundation. He is lucky he only got some jail time than getting into a car "accident".

  17. Brian Hickey

    Brian HickeyMånad sedan

    It’s only greed when the grease lands in the “wrong” hands.... #FreeShkreli

  18. moustache man

    moustache man2 månader sedan

    Cnbc sucks at the news!

  19. AON

    AON2 månader sedan

    Remember that he said he will give them away for free if you really needed the medicine and cant afford it?

  20. Dat Boi

    Dat Boi2 månader sedan

    This guy looks and acts just like Ryan from the office

  21. Shellshell MCLAUGHLIN

    Shellshell MCLAUGHLIN2 månader sedan

    Well he didn't murder anyone.. For him the moon is the limit, keep looking maybe someone will look back.. like who??

  22. ##AlbanianPrince

    ##AlbanianPrince2 månader sedan


  23. Pepe The Frog

    Pepe The Frog2 månader sedan

    They treated him so unfairly. Drug companies do the same thing all the time, but since he was a threat to the competition they decided to take him down. People should be thankful he even created the drug in the first place. He raised the price of the drug but would work out deals with patients if they couldn’t afford it. All of the money went back into research.

  24. Tyler Henry

    Tyler Henry2 månader sedan

    Why did they vilify him??

  25. Em Em

    Em Em2 månader sedan

    Trevor Milton will soon be his cell mate.

  26. psp785

    psp7852 månader sedan

    Free skrill

  27. 0dooman

    0dooman2 månader sedan


  28. Kenny Lo

    Kenny Lo2 månader sedan

    My guy

  29. Emily Allstot

    Emily Allstot2 månader sedan

    How would Martin Shrkreli deal with the fentanyl pill problem?

  30. Emily Allstot

    Emily Allstot2 månader sedan

    I knew someone who was an activist and sent some mean messages to martin shkreli on facebook. That guy has sent some mean messages to me etc. so if he sees my comments together with a Martin Shkreli youtube, HE IS GOING TO FLY INTO AN INSANE RAGE AND HIS HEAD IS GOING TO EXPLODE!!!!!!

  31. Emily Allstot

    Emily Allstot2 månader sedan

    I recently saw a large see-thru bucket full of tampons at rite-aid with a big label on it that said "ORGANIC COTTON TAMPONS". That is healthcare innovation.

  32. Emily Allstot

    Emily Allstot2 månader sedan

    When I was a little girl, I thought it would be a great idea to get rich by curing the common cold. That's all I did.

  33. sungod L

    sungod L2 månader sedan

    rich man's world immortal technique

  34. Dan F

    Dan F2 månader sedan

    He did nothing wrong at all. Literally finessed big pharmaceuticals and everyone says he tried to finesse normal people...

  35. rel side br

    rel side br17 dagar sedan

    I wonder why he is in jail then


    AiNALYTIX2 månader sedan

    CNBC who paid you for this ?

  37. Barbara Stamm

    Barbara Stamm2 månader sedan

    wow cnbc finally doing something usefull, ...... NOOOT

  38. Chad G

    Chad G2 månader sedan

    Is it really greed if he gave the drugs away for free to uninsured people?

  39. t.v. 45

    t.v. 452 månader sedan

    Krenari qe nji zog shqiptari qe arriti ne kete pozite, mos harro shqiperine qe ka nevoj shqiptaria ksi djelsh o ulqinak , pershendetje 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇹🇴nga mertur guri

  40. Diego Sandoval

    Diego Sandoval2 månader sedan

    Why do all these mediocre journalists focus on the guy profiting from the intellectual property system instead of criticizing the system itself? Without Intellectual property, there would be no way to monopolize the commercialization of a drug. Shkreli is simply following the rules of the game, a game that CNBC is complicit of.

  41. slitherysnake773

    slitherysnake7732 månader sedan

    Free Shkreli

  42. hotmusterd

    hotmusterd2 månader sedan

    Martin Shkreli didn't do anything wrong, people just hate him

  43. F And

    F And2 månader sedan

    Free Martin

  44. Esquire

    Esquire2 månader sedan

    I watched a lot of Shkreli’s live streams on youtube, this show is all wrong...why can’t any of these media outlets investigate the truth?

  45. Lukative

    Lukative2 månader sedan


  46. Robert McCulloch

    Robert McCulloch2 månader sedan

    Are these stories created as a smoke screen . So we slaves hate the the little millionaires and billionaires, and forget about the trillionaires.

  47. Huckleberry Finn

    Huckleberry Finn2 månader sedan

    LOL. Little billionaires? What have you been smoking?

  48. Knock Hello

    Knock Hello2 månader sedan

    For real

  49. corey rovito

    corey rovito2 månader sedan

    you have no idea what your talking about these banks set people up, they take out hedgefunds for breakfast, martin is going to be back and i hope he goes HAM on every entity that perpetrated this on him. Free martin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  50. Happy Day

    Happy Day2 månader sedan

    World’s most eligible bachelor? No. World’s most eligible sociopath, yes.

  51. Neo Benito

    Neo BenitoMånad sedan

    Yet he’s done more to help people than you ever will.

  52. Pacific Working Capital

    Pacific Working Capital2 månader sedan

    Securities fraud? He got his investors more of a return than he initially proposed. They didn’t like that he jacked up the price of his drug. Remember they got AL Capone on tax evasion. Lol when you can’t take someone down for doing nothing illegal, you find a process crime to stop him. Show me the man and I’ll show you the crime.

  53. Chris N

    Chris N2 månader sedan

    We all know the securities fraud was not the reason Shkreli was aggressively pursued by authorities. He became CEO at a young age after he hacked the system and figured out how Corporate American and Wall Street worked. He was open about how Corporate America works (specifically drug pricing) and was vilified for being truthful.

  54. Ja wunderbaar

    Ja wunderbaar2 månader sedan

    Free Martin!

  55. Liam

    Liam2 månader sedan

    One of the most misunderstood genius of our time

  56. Alfredough

    Alfredough2 månader sedan

    exactly lol the vice interview displays the true him

  57. Calvito Bonito

    Calvito Bonito2 månader sedan

    I want to see Martin Shkreli as the super villain in the next James Bond Film with Tyson Fury as his bodyguard ✅

  58. kenneth pesaitis

    kenneth pesaitis2 månader sedan

    @Happy Day a tool who helps dying children and makes millions at the same time.

  59. Happy Day

    Happy Day2 månader sedan

    Yeah and he’s such a tool I’m sure he’d play the roll.

  60. Juan Blanco

    Juan Blanco2 månader sedan

    I know it’s an interesting story, but couldn’t you guys do one just as good on insulin, which tens of millions of Americans take, and reported deaths due to rationing a monthly prescription many cannot afford due to similar issues in this third world healthcare system?

  61. sulkan55

    sulkan553 månader sedan

    RIP Harambe

  62. Ya ta padre, ya taaa

    Ya ta padre, ya taaa3 månader sedan

    Great new vieo CNBBC! I always knrew the shkrellians were hostile to our people

  63. Kashif Shabbir

    Kashif Shabbir3 månader sedan

    10m ain’t a big deal, if this guy is a big boy!!!!

  64. um mareli

    um mareli3 månader sedan

    is it just me or did the commentator guy sound like he was about to spit bars at 1:42

  65. TheCanMan Can Since 1990

    TheCanMan Can Since 199011 dagar sedan

    @fascinatinglist come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

  66. TheCanMan Can Since 1990

    TheCanMan Can Since 199011 dagar sedan

    come on down to $URANIUM ENERGY load up on Friday calls use leverage till they ban you or close the position $UEC

  67. Ratdevil72

    Ratdevil72Månad sedan


  68. earliebearl1983

    earliebearl19832 månader sedan


  69. La Féte

    La Féte2 månader sedan

    😂😂😂😂 perfect timing

  70. Ben B

    Ben B3 månader sedan

    Oh that poor psychopath Martin.. I feel so bad for him... lol

  71. Hafeez BlackLeg

    Hafeez BlackLeg3 månader sedan

    a lesson to learn: Be diversify on something that you ONLY know

  72. Kurt Jensen

    Kurt Jensen3 månader sedan

    Like Shkreli pointed out, raising prices like that is what all the pharma companies do. I like the guy, he was actually trying to do some good in the world, but of course this superflous vid won't get into that. It's all dumb dumb with dumb on top.

  73. 1822138

    18221383 månader sedan

    If all the politicians that grilled Shkreli in his hearing really cared so much about what he did then why didn't they pass legislation outlawing it?

  74. T. Vanavijitr

    T. Vanavijitr2 månader sedan

    My thought exactly !

  75. Brian Wong

    Brian Wong2 månader sedan

    Meanwhile the Sackler family is just chilling and given time to siphon billions off so they can declare bankruptcy

  76. t.v. 45

    t.v. 452 månader sedan

    Bravo ulqinak 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱


    HOONSTARS2 månader sedan


  78. Erich vRundstedt

    Erich vRundstedt3 månader sedan

    How easy is it to tell the zombie mob that a guy who raised the price of a pharma drug by 5000 percent is an evil person who should be locked up forever. ?? However, the truth about this man is the exact opposite of what this media is lying to you about. Again.

  79. rob's garage

    rob's garage3 månader sedan

    where's part 2?

  80. Mac P

    Mac P3 månader sedan

    Note To Self: CNBC isn't a trusted news source.

  81. universal butterfly

    universal butterfly3 månader sedan

    Reading these comments between people thinking left or right wing. It's exactly why the world will go through a purge a.k.a "The shift". Evil will never prevail because the meek shall inherit the earth. Love each other and be blessed!!

  82. William Wright

    William Wright3 månader sedan

    Ik u guys try to look professional but when you put Charlemagne as someone to talk about the guy this episode is about.... that’s just sad

  83. Corey Chambers

    Corey Chambers3 månader sedan

    Martin Shkreli did not commit fraud. He very honestly disclosed everything he did, in great detail. Being conceited or self-confident is not a crime. Being honest is not a crime. Shkreli is being unlawfully prosecuted because some don't like him. Raising prices is not a crime. Creating a profit is not a crime. Being smarter than others is not a crime. Being disliked is not a crime.

  84. Haks Hustle

    Haks Hustle2 månader sedan

    Well said, never been a fan of him, never really disliked him either but this seemed to be more of an attack on his personality & him being the type who doesn’t answer to anyone, Pharmaceutical companies have been doing what he does with prices forever and they trashed what he did with prices yet never put anything in legislation preventing it in general, it was because people didn’t like him and they felt like they should take it upon themselves to get him out of here

  85. mindsight1

    mindsight13 månader sedan

    I love this guy. He just seems like a rich memelord tbh. I fear that what they're doing to him will make him unfortunately bitter about the world in general rather than the people who engineered this against him. He tried to play the game as other big businesses were doing, got big from it and they didn't like it. I'm sure CNBC is playing the same game too and in a way that is far more entrenched.

  86. J

    J3 månader sedan

    Jesus loves you.

  87. Don Vidal

    Don Vidal3 månader sedan

    NBC accusing others of being greedy? When will they take a look at themselves? $32B in revenue in 2017.

  88. M Hask

    M Hask3 månader sedan

    Holy crap these ads

  89. matthew snell

    matthew snell3 månader sedan

    Lmao CNBC 1:12 😭😂

  90. Brian Hay-Roe

    Brian Hay-Roe3 månader sedan

    A misunderstood man

  91. Palatine of facts

    Palatine of facts3 månader sedan

    martin is a cool guy, he gave free doses to patients who couldn't afford it. and you admit you are lying about him having a phone in prison but still keep repeating it. shameless!

  92. El Dio

    El Dio3 månader sedan

    Does anyone know Martin’s expected release date

  93. BattleMage

    BattleMageMånad sedan

    Originally he was going to serve 51 days but they raised it 5000%

  94. Alain Portant

    Alain Portant2 månader sedan

    @Slohn no way? that bad ??? it's terrible

  95. Chad G

    Chad G2 månader sedan

    Possibly Oct 2023

  96. Slohn

    Slohn3 månader sedan

    2025 not including good behaviour

  97. Brett Stefanishin

    Brett Stefanishin3 månader sedan

    Martin is an inspirational businessmen and genius. No amount of spin from MSM will make me dislike him.

  98. Brett Stefanishin

    Brett Stefanishin2 månader sedan

    @D Di P Is that a passive-aggressive way to call me fat?

  99. Earl Smith

    Earl Smith3 månader sedan

    Same here. Martin rules. #FreeShkreli

  100. Sinister 392

    Sinister 3923 månader sedan

    Brett Stefanishin lmao

  101. Drew B

    Drew B3 månader sedan

    Hes actually a hero

  102. M W

    M W3 månader sedan

    Our Lord and Savior's name is being dragged through mud by the Big Pharma and the Clinton crime family but the WSB knows the truth! #FreeShkreli

  103. nancy strong

    nancy strong3 månader sedan

    Who cares

  104. Celena Newell

    Celena Newell3 månader sedan


  105. Sloyfa

    Sloyfa3 månader sedan


  106. Wet Porridge

    Wet Porridge3 månader sedan

    Shkreli is a legend.


    ANTON BORISOV3 månader sedan

    How respect nan,if second name is scrallyy)))

  108. Chris

    Chris3 månader sedan

    More fake news… This guy was targeted for political clout and because he was anti-Clinton. He wasn’t doing anything every other hedge fund and Pharma-based investment firm was doing.

  109. Chris

    Chris2 månader sedan

    @D Di P That was not a counter point or even a point at all... you're just sounding like a bratty 2nd grader.


    DA FUCK IS THIS ABOUT3 månader sedan

    CNBC slandering people as usual. How about doing some investigations into how most big pharmas are being run? Top Kek

  111. Happy Day

    Happy Day2 månader sedan

    The network owners likely hold stake in big pharma, so they’re not gonna shoot themselves in the foot now are they.

  112. mike richards

    mike richards3 månader sedan

    and he got money for his shareholders. They accepted the money and took it

  113. T_ C

    T_ C3 månader sedan


  114. a

    a3 månader sedan

    ugly face though

  115. Graham Butler

    Graham Butler3 månader sedan

    A great advertisement to boycott the media.

  116. Graham Butler

    Graham Butler3 månader sedan

    Talling about his Cash Flow and Finance video? Half the stuff in this hatchet job was either wrong or spun in the wrong direction.

  117. T_ C

    T_ C3 månader sedan

    Indeed. Not everyone makes a massive free guide to investment and posts it to SEtoos

  118. bigbabyzubas

    bigbabyzubas3 månader sedan

    The lesson here is...... don't do what Big Pharma does unless your part of Big Pharma..

  119. Alien Machine

    Alien MachineMånad sedan

    @D Di P Nah, that's what they want you to believe

  120. Dremora Lord67

    Dremora Lord673 månader sedan


  121. Martin Shkreli

    Martin Shkreli3 månader sedan

    Still Making MILLIONS!!!! ;-)

  122. Johnny Cab

    Johnny Cab10 timmar sedan

    Free Shkreli

  123. Rick Wong

    Rick Wong2 månader sedan

    Haters gonna hate

  124. jozas frogas

    jozas frogas2 månader sedan

    We love you Martin!

  125. Mikias E

    Mikias E2 månader sedan

    True story of get rich or die trying

  126. Earl Smith

    Earl Smith3 månader sedan

    Stay up homie.