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Shkreli Plays ‘Daredevil Game,’ Hiring Himself to Run His PR

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Former drug executive Martin Shkreli, charged with securities fraud and called before a congressional panel, has replaced his legal team with Benjamin Brafman, the lawyer who helped get Sean “Diddy” Combs acquitted of gun and bribery charges in 2001.

The change comes as Shkreli, who earned a rare level of infamy for the sky-high prices he slapped on life-saving medications, has embarked on a risky strategy to repair his image without the help of professional communications advisers.