It’s a far cry from the heady days of jacking up the price of a life-saving drug and paying big bucks to be the sole owner of Wu Tang’s album.

Martin Shkreli, the “pharmacist brother” known for jacking up the price of antiparasitic pills from $13.50 to $750 a pill, now lives in his sister’s apartment in Queens and works at a law firm, according to Bloomberg. I work for $2,500 a month.

Shkreli, who is out in May 2022 after serving seven years for securities fraud, went from scary kid to 40-year-old ex-con trying to make ends meet while leading Turing Pharmaceuticals, according to the outlet, filed in Brooklyn. probation report.

A report from his probation officer said he had not completed 20 hours of mandatory community service, saying he was battling unspecified mental health issues.

Gone are the days of the multimillionaire who owned a Picasso painting, a machine used to decode Nazi communications during World War II, a letter from Charles Darwin and the only copy of Wu Tang’s Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.

In addition to the jail time, he was banned from the pharmaceutical industry and ordered to pay nearly $65 million in fines. Many of his properties were sold to pay fines and fines, the outlet said.

According to Rentcafe, he works as a consultant at the Christopher K. Johnston law firm and earns $2,500 a month, not enough to cover one month’s rent ($2,800 a month) for an average 700-square-foot apartment in Queens.

— Ted Glazer

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