In the latest episode of “holy shit, how is this guy not in jail…oh, he is…cool”, the FBI was forced to make a statement about today’s arrest of Martin Shkreli for securities fraud.
In case you don’t know, Shkreli acquired an unreleased album by the popular rap group Wu-Tang Clan for $2M. There is only one copy of “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” and Shkreli has it.
Or was it seized during his arrest?
The FBI says nope:
This absolute genius of a person tried to cop the album in a very direct way, which might have caused the FBI to speak out:
What are our thoughts at TechCrunch? Glad you asked:
Time to call Bill Murray:
BONUS: Here were Alex‘s suggested headlines for this story:
“FBI Fails To Seize Shkreli’s Wu-Tang Clan Album, Making Them Least Popular Federal Agency For Multi-Day Period”
“Fans Promise To Take Liquid Sword Revenge On FBI After Agency Fails To Seize Wu-Tang Album”
“Old Dirty Bastard Turns In Grave After FBI Fails To Seize Singular Wu-Tang Album From Fraudster”