Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, smiles during a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on prescription drug prices in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.
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By Erik Ortiz / NBC News
February 9, 2016

Martin Shkreli’s legal woes are mounting.

The vilified ex-pharmaceuticals CEO is being sued by a New York artist who claims his original illustrations were swiped for the new Wu-Tang Clan album that Shkreli bought at auction for $2 million. The artist is also suing a member of the hip-hop group.

In a copyright infringement lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Jason Koza said he submitted nine portraits of the Wu-Tang’s members to a website, WuDisciples.blogspot.com, about two years ago. He thought the drawings would be featured on the site itself.

“Mr. Koza was happy when his work appeared on the…

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