“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli shouldn’t get sprung from prison early — because he’s a jerk to women and isn’t sorry for his crimes, Brooklyn federal prosecutors argued in a new court filing.
Assistant US Attorney Alixandra Smith filed a motion Thursday opposing Shkreli’s second bid for compassionate release.
She argued that his “demonstrated disdain for the criminal justice system, both in threats of violence made against women” and “his lack of remorse” weighed against freeing him from FCI Allenwood nearly three years early.
Despite his trolling of female reporters and bizarre threats against Hillary Clinton, Shkreli has retained some admirers.
Shkreli became involved with former Bloomberg reporter Christie Smythe — who professed her love for the convicted fraudster in a tell-all Elle magazine article last month. Smythe, who said she gave up her job and marriage to pursue a relationship with Shkreli, once defended his treatment of female reporters, tweeting, “I don’t think he’d hurt a woman, even a