The Strange Case of Martin Shkreli Is Wrapping Up


Sarah Walters said the fraud trial of former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli was unusual because the government typically uses victim testimony to “get into the consequences: Did you lose your house? Did you have to go into your retirement savings? This is flipped,” Ms. Walters continued, because the defense is “spending a lot of time on, ‘What’s the ultimate effect on you [the jury]?’ It means prosecutors must show jurors “why they should care.”