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US v. Elizabeth Holmes: The Case Against Theranos' Ex-CEO

By Emily Field (August 27, 2021, 9:37 PM EDT) -- The long-awaited federal criminal trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, is finally kicking off at the end of the month, but legal experts expect prosecutors may struggle to convince jurors that the disgraced Silicon Valley executive intentionally set out to defraud customers and investors.

Jury selection is set to start Tuesday in the federal criminal trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of now-defunct blood-testing startup Theranos. (Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Jury selection at the federal courthouse in San Jose, California, is set to start on Tuesday in a trial that has been pushed back multiple...

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