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Martin Shkreli's Twitter Account Hacked

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Last updated on December 20, 2015, at 2:15 p.m. ET

Posted on December 20, 2015, at 2:15 p.m. ET

The Twitter account belonging to Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager and pharmacy CEO now facing fraud charges, appeared to have been hacked on Sunday afternoon.

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"Fuck da fbi u know they can't touch a god like meh [sic]," read one of the tweets posted around 1:20 p.m. ET.

Shkreli, who resigned Friday as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was charged Thursday with securities fraud.

He has said on Twitter that the allegations against him are baseless and without merit.

One of the apparently false tweets on Sunday referenced Shkreli's notorious decision to raise the price of a life-saving pill used to treat AIDS patients from $13.50 to $750.


Another referenced his paying $2 million for the sole copy of the Wu Tang Clan’s new album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.

"Anyone want free money? Willing to donate hundreds of thousands to charities before I go to prison," read another tweet.

Shkreli's username was also changed to "Martin the God," while his bio read "Fuck Yall [sic]."