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FBI: We Did Not Seize Shkreli’s Wu-Tang Album

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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:

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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”

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