USA v. Holmes et al

  1. January 23, 2023

    Holmes Says Feds' Claims Of Mexico Escape Plans Are False

    Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes on Monday accused California federal prosecutors of falsely claiming that she tried to flee to Mexico after she was convicted of defrauding investors in her blood-testing startup, despite knowing since last year that Holmes had no plans to cross the border.

  2. January 20, 2023

    Feds Say Elizabeth Holmes' Flight Risk 'Never Been Higher'

    Federal prosecutors urged a California federal judge to deny convicted former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' request to stay out of prison while she's appealing her 11-year investor fraud prison sentence, arguing that her incentive to flee the country has "never been higher" and she likely won't win her appeal.

  3. January 10, 2023

    Pending Appeal, Balwani Asks To Stay Out Of Prison

    Ex-Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani on Monday asked a California federal court to let him stay out of prison as he appeals his 13-year sentence for defrauding investors and patients with bogus blood-testing technology, arguing he does not pose a flight risk or danger to the community.

  4. December 07, 2022

    Ex-Theranos Exec Balwani Gets Nearly 13 Years For Fraud

    A California federal judge sentenced former Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to almost 13 years in prison for defrauding investors and patients with bogus blood-testing technology on Wednesday, a month after the company's former CEO Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to over 11 years for related crimes.

  5. December 06, 2022

    Balwani May Get More Prison Time Than Holmes, Experts Say

    White collar experts expect the California federal judge sentencing ex-Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani for fraud Wednesday to order "real prison time" — likely even longer than the 11 years former company CEO Elizabeth Holmes received.

  6. December 06, 2022

    Elizabeth Holmes Asks To Stay Out Of Prison During Appeal

    Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes asked a California federal judge Monday to let her stay out of prison while she fights her investor fraud conviction and prison sentence at the Ninth Circuit, arguing the pregnant mother isn't a flight risk or a risk to the community, and she's challenging "numerous substantial issues."

  7. December 02, 2022

    Elizabeth Holmes Appeals Conviction, Sentence To 9th Circ.

    Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes notified a California federal judge Friday that she's appealing her investor fraud conviction and 11-year prison sentence to the Ninth Circuit, sending the closely watched criminal case to the appellate court for review after more than four years before the trial court.

  8. December 01, 2022

    Theranos Exec Balwani Wants Probation As Feds Seek 15 Yrs.

    Ex-Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani urged a California federal judge Wednesday to sentence him to probation for his investor and patient fraud conviction, arguing that he lost millions and never sought the "fame or media attention" his co-conspirator Elizabeth Holmes received, while prosecutors argued that his crimes warrant 15 years behind bars.

  9. November 23, 2022

    Holmes Should Serve 11-Year Sentence In Texas, Judge Says

    A California federal judge has recommended that convicted former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes serve her 11-year, three-month sentence for defrauding investors in a minimum-security prison camp for female inmates in Texas, according to court documents.

  10. November 21, 2022

    Holmes Faces Uphill Battle Fighting 11-Year Prison Term

    Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes likely faces an uphill battle challenging her conviction in California federal court and recent sentence of 11 years behind bars for defrauding investors, given the detailed trial record and the amount of losses at issue, according to white collar legal experts.