The Internal Revenue Service has filed a tax lien for $4,628,928.55 against Martin Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who hiked the price of a lifesaving medication produced by the company by 5,000 percent.
The IRS prepared the tax lien against Shkreli on December 18, a day after the FBI arrested him for securities fraud charges related to his management of a hedge fund, and filed the tax lien last month. The tax lien against Shkreli comes from unpaid 2014 taxes of $4,625,496.70 and unpaid 2013 taxes of $3,431.85, according to Gawker.
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