Carson Block Takes on St. Jude Medical Claiming Hack Risk

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Carson Block Shorts St. Jude on Hack Threat

Carson Block, the renowned short-seller and founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC, has taken a short position in St. Jude Medical Inc., denouncing the security of its cardiac devices in an effort that could derail the company’s purchase by Abbott Laboratories.

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