It's much easier for the government to arrest Shkreli and make some nice headlines about it to show they're doing something instead of fixing the problem which could make the absurdly obscene profits of pharma companies only be obscene.
He'll also go do a couple years in Club Med White Collar prison and walk out and still have millions that he's hidden somewhere or just do it all over again. Maybe start a speaking tour.
uhh...does anyone actually believe that it's going to be dead in 2 weeks? They'll just rename it and be like, oh, it has a new name. You shut down spying program, PRISMATIC SUPERSTAR, you didn't say anything about PRISMATIC SUPERSTAR2.