The New York City-based federal appeals court on Thursday morning upheld Martin Shkreli’s conviction on securities fraud and conspiracy charges, along with an order requiring him to forfeit $7.3 million to the government.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a seven-page summary order, rejected claims from the disgraced pharmaceutical executive that the judge in his case had relayed incorrect and confusing jury instructions, leading to a split verdict in 2017 that cleared him of five other counts, including wire fraud.

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