Florida Woman Wins Chance To Punch Martin Shkreli In The Face

KCBS_740 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman from Florida has won the chance to punch embattled pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli in the face.

Shkreli said on Twitter this week that he would offer the chance to hit him to the highest bidder on eBay.

EBay pulled the listing…but Shkreli tweeted that those donating to a fundraiser would be entered into a raffle to punch him.

Shkreli tweeted yesterday that Katie from Florida has agreed to donate 50-thousand dollars and will get to repeatedly pummel him in the face.

Shkreli says he’s going to match the donation which will go to the son of his PR consultant, Mike Kulich, who died following a battle with cancer.

Shkreli came under fire last year for jacking up the price of a lifesaving malaria medication 5,000 percent. He has also pleaded not guilty to federal charges of defrauding potential investors.

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