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Shkreli’s ex-lawyer gets 18 months prison for helping ‘Pharma Bro’ fraud scheme

NEW YORK: A New York lawyer was sentenced to 18 months prison on Friday for helping Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven-year prison sentence after being convicted of related charges, defraud a drug company that Shkreli had founded. Evan Greebel, who was outside counsel to Shkreli’s former company Retrophin Inc, was sentenced by US District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto in Brooklyn. His lawyers had asked that he be given no jail time, while prosecutors had asked for five years. The judge also ordered Greebel to pay about…