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News - September 9, 2022

Convicted CEO Elizabeth Holmes asks for new trial

Attorneys say chief prosecution witness had alleged misgivings about his testimony

by Sue Dremann

Attorneys for Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted of defrauding investors earlier this year, have asked a federal judge for a new trial in two separate filings just two days apart, according to court documents filed in U.S. District Court in San Jose.

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Posted by Hulkamania
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 7, 2022 at 2:55 pm

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Cherry pick evidence? Both sides put information forward that will help their case. Looks like the defense didn't do their homework and present everything that would help their client.

Good luck on the do over. Maybe the defense can pump up their billable hours.

Posted by Annette
a resident of College Terrace
on Sep 8, 2022 at 1:20 pm

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Ms. Holmes has an established credibility deficit. But she surely is creative.

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Sep 8, 2022 at 5:06 pm

Jennifer is a registered user.

Con men/women usually are creative. You have to be to defraud investors. I agree with the prosecutor who said Balwani was the "perpetrator of the fraud." She was 18 when she met him. He's 57 and she's 38. Do I believe she was coerced into this? Probably. They're co-conspirators so they both need to sit and think about what they've done. In prison.

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