Transcript for Martin Shkreli Holds Post-Arrest Live Stream
the pharmaceutical company CEO notorious for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug. He's out on bail after being arrested for fraud. Not out of the spot light. There he is, live streaming his life. He's speaking out for the first time since his arrest. Mara schiavocampo has the story. Reporter: This morning, 32-year-old expharmaceutical CEO martin Shkreli giving his first interview since being charged. Telling "The Wall Street journal" that he was arrested because of a social experiment and teasing people over the internet. Adding that his erratic social media posts are a bit of an act. What do you do when you have the attention of millions of people? It seems though me like it would be fun to experiment with. Over the weekend, holding a nearly five-hour live stream. Seemingly in his pajamas, day after his arrest. I can't really talk about business or anything. Allegations. Or anything like that. I can't answer any questions about that whatsoever. Reporter: He did do plenty of other stuff. Playing the guitar. Taking phone calls. Even surfing online dating profiles. Thursday, Shkreli was take soon custody. Federal investigators saying he ran his two former companies like a Ponzi scheme. He troez infamy earlier this year after raising the price of an HIV and cancer drug from $13.50 to $750 per pill. A 5,000% increase. Friday, he resigned as CEO of touring pharmaceuticals and was released on $5 million bail. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.
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