A lawyer linked to Martin Shkreli is responsible of plotting with the Pharma Bro to swindle traders, a Brooklyn federal jury stated Wednesday.
Jurors discovered Evan Greebel responsible on each counts after three days of deliberations.
Greebel was expressionless as he heard the decision convicting him of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
Over a two-month trial, prosecutors argued the white-shoe lawyer was Shkreli’s proper hand man in a scheme to pay again hedge fund traders with cash from Shkreli’s fledgling pharmaceutical firm.
Shkreli was convicted in the summertime on three of eight counts. He was convicted on one of many two counts Greebel was additionally discovered responsible on.
Greebel’s attorneys have insisted he’s harmless and say he was performed by Shkreli.
Months forward of trial, Greebel, 44, pushed onerous to get his personal trial. His attorneys fearful being subsequent to Shkreli — dubbed the “Most Hated Man in America” after his 2015 drug pricing spike — would wrongly tip the scales in opposition to Greebel.
He stayed out on bail after the decision and no sentencing date was scheduled.
“We’re shocked by the decision,” his attorneys stated in an announcement. “We’ll proceed to combat for justice for Evan Greebel and his household.”