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Elizabeth Holmes faces years in prison for her crimes in Theranos collapse

Holmes stands out among white-collar criminals because relatively few of them are women convicted of such serious fraud, legal experts say

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Joel Rosenblatt | Bloomberg
Elizabeth Holmes’s punishment for her role in the collapse of Theranos Inc. will finally be decided Friday, closing a key chapter in one of the biggest scandals in Silicon Valley history.
 
Ten months after a jury found the 38-year-old former chief executive officer guilty, her fate for defrauding investors out of millions in the blood-testing startup now lies with US District Judge Edward Davila, who has overseen the case since 2018.

Holmes stands out among white-collar criminals because relatively few of them are women convicted of such serious fraud, legal experts say. Her sentence could be used to set an

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First Published: Nov 18 2022 | 8:01 AM IST

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