Feds seek to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail after 'threats and harassment' of Hillary Clinton

Federal prosecutors asked a judge to revoke bail for former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli after he offered his Facebook followers $5,000 to grab a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair during her upcoming book tour, according to USA Today.

Federal prosecutors argued his recent post implied "threats and harassment" against the former secretary of state and proved he poses a danger to the community.

"[Mr.] Shkreli's latest threat is concerning not only because it has required a significant expenditure of resources by the U.S. Secret Service, which is charged with protecting Secretary Clinton, but also because there is a significant risk that one of his many social media followers or others who learn of his offers through the media will take his statements seriously — as has happened previously — and act on them," prosecutors wrote in a legal motion, according to USA Today.

Currently, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals is free on a $5 million bond.

The judge who presided over the trial that found Mr. Shkreli guilty of three counts of securities fraud, U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto, scheduled a hearing Sept. 14 on the bail revocation motion.

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