BREAKING: Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty On Four Counts Of Fraud

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was convicted of four federal fraud charges Monday and acquitted on four others while a jury deadlocked on the three remaining charges after months of trial. NBC News' Ben Popken breaks down the verdict. 
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100+ komentarze:

"Guilty of defrauding Betsy DeVos, but not of defrauding patients" says everything about our sick society.
Ops Blac
Ops Blac:
Yes, she's guilty because rich people lost money, not because she put lives at risk, that's the real tragedy here.
Confidential P
Confidential P:
The fact that she got away with this as long as she did says a lot about our country. Let’s keep it real
Cheng Lee
Cheng Lee:
I’ve been following this story since it broke and I ’m glad she’s found guilty but she should be guilty on ALL charges. People could’ve died, using something she knew DIDNT work.
The Super Psycho Killer
The Super Psycho Killer:
Defrauding rich people is more of a serious crime than defrauding ordinary people with health issues.
Backyard Beekeeping
Backyard Beekeeping:
When I saw her on a magazine cover holding up that tiny blood sample I told my wife there is no possible way to get all the results she was claiming. I am not a medical professional and knew that just based on having my own blood drawn for tests. I hope she gets further convictions and her sentence is heavy and consecutive for each charge.
S V:
The fact that she didn't get found guilty on all charges speak volume.
Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder:
Just goes to show there are 2 justice systems in this country; one for those who have millions and those who don't.
Disgraceful. She should've been found guilty on all 11 counts.
As some who does medical testing for a living, I'm surprised that the scientific community was not in an uproar about her claims. If they had been true, ye, it would have revolutionized they way medical tests are done but we are way off from that type of technology. With current technology, doing dozens of different types of test requires multiple instrument platforms/testing methodology and much more than a drop of blood. First questions: How does the instrument work and who developed such advanced technology? 🤔
I’m shocked it took this jury that long to find her guilty, and even more shocked they couldn’t agree on all the charges. It was obvious people! I guess some people just aren’t bright.
Mme T
Mme T:
I like how the person who fooled greedy investors gets prison, while the countless pharmaceutical companies who continue to produce and sell harmful medication get 0 accountability. It shows who the justice system works for and protects.
Finally! This woman has been brought to justice!
Grill Wasabi Sushi Channel
Grill Wasabi Sushi Channel:
This situation is the same type of fraud where people act like they're perfect for the job they applied for but in reality they're just good at speaking and answering questions
G Macka
G Macka:
If there was truly such a thing as "justice", they should have thrown Betsey DeVos on trial too
Herbert Derbin
Herbert Derbin:
This kind of fraud can never happen again so she needs the absolute maximum sentencing. She didn't just take people's money, she ruined their trust and maybe even their health.
Luis Vargas
Luis Vargas:
She’s only guilty for stealing from the rich not misleading or taking money from her customers and people who dependent on her research this is #justice
How could she NOT be guilty of defrauding and harming people (clients) that were given false blood test results? Preposterous. Makes zero sense. She risked OTHER people's health for her own advancement, "glory," and financial gain.
dan parish
dan parish:
Only 4/11? I hope she serves real time. She’s a sneaky narcissist who’ll say or do anything to manipulate you into thinking she did nothing wrong.
H Mefford
H Mefford:
*Holmes is a grifter, period.*

*2022 should be the year of accountability for EVERYONE across America.* 🤷🏻‍♀️
Anyone who knows anything about blood and testing knows that what she was claiming was impossible. Ridiculous. I’m glad she’s found guilty.
Kathryn Pecha
Kathryn Pecha:
Shout out to the fresh out of college employee who blew the whistle on a company his grandfather sat on the board of directors on. He not only gave up a payday, was followed and stalked by people hired by Holms but has spoken about the damage blowing the whistle caused in his family.
She really thought that pity pregnancy was gonna save her, she was literally on vacation during trial proceedings early on & not worried about a thing. A shame they didn't find her guilty on ALL counts.
anyone with decent expertise in the field could have spotted the scam.
Ironically, I applied for a job at Theranos back in the days. Pretty sure, I would have realized the scam on day one on the job.
T T:
She’s no different than the low life “healers” that claim their touch will cure them of their illnesses if they hand over all they earn/own. She’s a scammer that loves having a 1st class life. I’m sure the ladies in her cell block will love that deep voice!
Geoff Canyon
Geoff Canyon:
The comparison to Jobs is ridiculous. A few months after announcing it, *Apple shipped the working iPhone*. If Theranos had shipped a working product, this trial wouldn’t have happened.
Galdi Gadofilia
Galdi Gadofilia:
The only reason she got convicted she angered rich powerful investors losing money. If she did that to the common man she would have got a huge bonus. Typically sillicon valley justice.
don russ
don russ:
The judge should throw the book at her for the 4 counts they got her on just for the fact of her personal knowledge that this will jeopardize anyone (or just one) person in the general public. Despicable. Set an example for these self proclaimed elitist who turn out to be a con artist at our expense.
Congrats to Ms. Holmes on her conviction!
Time to see more crooked CEO’s held accountable.
j g
j g:
"it was my underlings!" i guess she never heard of the RICO act
Defrauding Betsy DeVos doesn't really sound like a criminal offence, does it?
More like a prank...
Or even like a well deserved retribution for all the damage she did to American public education
rasheed rashad
rasheed rashad:
I wish the media would stop referring to Thernos as a "tech" company when actually it's a medical device company that uses or tried to use technology it couldn't develop. I think that's a major difference. I believe she was the only medical device company in Sillicon Valley.
Linda J54
Linda J54:
What role did FDA have in enabling her continued fraud? Was there no requirement on Theranos to prove its products were evidence-based and effective; or for them to be licensed? Whole scam reminds me of a certain actress who turned to selling extremely intimate products 🤢
The courts should have been doing the right thing a long time ago with locking up these "CEO & Exec's". But I understand how hard it is to hold someone accountable that actually "Owns You".... My the web's we weave!......
I'm still flabbergasted that she got away with this for as long as she did. The claims just didn't add up - there are only so many cells in a drop of blood and to say that you can run this array of tests that she was claiming just isn't possible. Glad the justice system is working and she didn't get away with it.
Damon Reynolds
Damon Reynolds:
"First they say you're crazy, then they lock you up. And suddenly they've changed your world" 🤪
Xavier Montalban
Xavier Montalban:
Wait, how long did this trial take? I haven't heard anything about it in years. I assumed she's be rotting in jail by now.
ram charge
ram charge:
Glad she's held accountable, I feel bad for her son though. He's gonna suffer in this situation.
And she made other people suffer as well by lieing about everything.
“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” 
Hopefully this sets a precedent where CEO's have consequences for committing crimes rather than get away with them. It's telling she was found guilty of her crimes against corporations & not the patients that has their health put at risk -- including advertisers that were used to lure in said patients. I certainly hope she is able to be charged for crimes reliable eligible for a new trial, that she receives the maximum sentence for those she's been convicted of.
Elmer Kilred
Elmer Kilred:
It was her almost natural deep voice that gave her away.
No, difference between Jobs and Elizabeth, is that Jobs always delivered on time and to spec…the iPhone on stage perhaps wasn’t fully functioning, but a month later it was shipped as promised. Jobs always knew what he would deliver and when…she had no idea
Not sure why it took the jury so long to come back with this one? The defense lawyers must have done a great job confusing the jury pool. That or they didn't want to send a a new mother to jail.
White Hawk
White Hawk:
They are convicting her to protect the system that Is set up for this kind of corruption.
Really disappointed they didn’t find her Guilty of defrauding patients. One lady, was told she miscarried when she still pregnant. She might have lost that child.
Imagine being the mastermind behind everything and being found guilty in only 4 out of 11 fraud allegations
She's going to be famous and on every single left wing news, talk show or program. She will get a book deal
“I thought wearing soft colors and making my hair fluffy would get me off”
Awesome! Just when I thought there's no justice in the world.
R 8
R 8:
The bloody details are coming out. This must have tested her entire legal team. Unexpected results…
The GoonSquad
The GoonSquad:
The HBO doc was amazing in her. Legit didn’t know who she was until I saw it. Blew my mind
Jesus Cruz
Jesus Cruz:
She won’t even do a year. Ya know how the “justice system “ works😂
Denise McKinney
Denise McKinney:
Damned! She tried to throw her subordinates under the bus 🤨
ali Servan
ali Servan:
She was exposed, repeatedly, by dozens of YouTubers, but no one would listen. She ruined dozens if not hundreds of lives, and the "investment companies" who allowed this to happen deserve time too.
I’m glad she was tried and found guilty on some counts. It’s unusual to see rich fraudsters even indicted.
Probably because she defrauded rich people. Sort of like Madoff. If it were just the life savings of blue collar workers she’d still be doing it.
A D:
The law isn’t playing with these Karens.
Animal Advocate
Animal Advocate:
Steve Jobs used prototypes. Its so wrong to say he lied. His credibility would have been ruined. All the electronics industry introduces new items by prototypes. Again sloppy journalism. Shame on this report.
Marina Martinez
Marina Martinez:
Wish I could have watched the trial. I still can't believe why all the so-called smart investors fell for her, it was so obvious she was wierd.
Mr. Prush
Mr. Prush:
The law of attraction is real I literally thought of her a lot today and I never really thought about her in the last 2 years at all
Andrew Vare
Andrew Vare:
Bold claims by a CEO? I remember when Larry Ellison lied through his teeth about earnings back in the late 80s a few times. He's still around. Yawn.
t henderson
t henderson:
I just hope to hear her real voice one time before she goes to prison.
MMO Archives
MMO Archives:
amazing it took this long for a trial, 12 years ago
Jeff Fuehr
Jeff Fuehr:
that’s what people do

it’s too hard to acquire riches on their own

so they try to acquire riches from stealing it from people who got it

I’ve been dealing with the same problem for the last 19 years straight

i hope they give her the maximum 🔒
Ryan Max-grappler
Ryan Max-grappler:
Imagine your boss telling you to invest in this big breaking company. You invest all of your 401k. Over 100k only to learn it was all a fraud
Vivek Verma
Vivek Verma:
If it took so much time to take such a simple decision in US, then what will happen in third world.
Paolo S
Paolo S:
There is a lesson to be learned here: Dont cheat the rich. Go for the poor.
This is a victory for every harassed hero that fought to expose her wrongdoing. Even breeding a kid during these times didn't help the scammer get away with it. This jury was honorable
Choose Wisely
Choose Wisely:
Elizabeth Holmes: "What! I am beautiful blond, blue eyed white lady, these things just don't happen to people like me!"
Montana Railroads
Montana Railroads:
the difference they fail to mention between Holmes and Jobs, was that he actually delivered on his iPhone.
sszndd Life
sszndd Life:
What a perfect law abiding citizen 😏
Jaxxon Balboa
Jaxxon Balboa:
She sold them an "empty box" and no one thought to look inside first!
I'm glad to she that she's being held accountable for some of her actions (at the very least). She should have been found guilty on all counts IMO!
Oscar P
Oscar P:
Hahahah! I hoped they would throw the book at her! 😂🤣
Similak Child
Similak Child:
Shes gonna do 6 ~ 8 years and come out of prison with $2billion waiting for her in a crypto acct. Martin Shkreli doing the same thing.
Dave Don
Dave Don:
Hope they will bring more of them to justice. Most ads simply are 🤥
"""I'm shocked and flabbergasted"""
Ride or Dis
Ride or Dis:
It should have been guilty on all 11 counts.
She was addicted to the fame, fortune, and power. She lied to maintain all of it. She loved her extravagant lifestyle. She let patients get these tests and make life altering medical decisions without being advised of the risks. She better spend a long time in prison.
Bill D
Bill D:
Finally the greatest scammer of our generation get verdict!!
Just heard from one of the jurors. Looks like they are leaving the patient fraud to her ex. He was responsible for overseeing the lab and he knew the machines didn’t work but allowed them to be in Walgreens.
Kyudo Kun
Kyudo Kun:
Alternate title:
"Steve Jobs wannabe found guilty of fraud"
TripN With Red
TripN With Red:
I will never understand why anyone would put so much hard work and time into building a career, business, etc to turn around and risk everything because of arrogance and greed.
Chuck Baserap
Chuck Baserap:
She’s a freaking con artist, how can she be guilty of only four of the charges? That prosecution sucks terribly!!
The life style she lives even after getting caught shows she take zero responsibility hope she gets 20 years.
G-D complex
G-D complex:
she seems like a really smart, sweet and pretty lady, ☺
perhaps that was what the investors saw as well 😒
Joseph Ybarra
Joseph Ybarra:
If my local doctor did this, he would serve minimum of 10 years. I hope she gets a harsher sentence but that won't happen
Pizza Prince
Pizza Prince:
4/11?! The jury should be put on trial!
kwai shiu
kwai shiu:
Close to more than 15 years of lies, scams, deceptions and destroying many of the employees in her supposedly fake med tech company is just freaking insane, even 20 years is not enough for this evil person, hope this will set a precedent for future ceo who just "can't fake it till they make it" while hurting and destroying people's lives, especially by one freaking person
saigonais NhaTrang
saigonais NhaTrang:
20 years in a federal prison will give her plenty of time to reflect on her previous life as a 19-year old freshman at Stanford.
DC Funhouse
DC Funhouse:
I hope Fauci gets a similarly clear eyed jury at the Hague.
Thomas De Lello
Thomas De Lello:
Is it even possible that Elizabeth Holmes actually believed herself and what kind of psychosis is that if she did...? Or did she have a contingency plan to abscond with the money and live out her life incognito but missed her exit cue...?
I hope during sentencing and the judge asks Elizabeth her insight or closing remarks i.e. contrition and/or denial on her part and I hope Elizabeth wears and uses her voice modulator to address her statement before getting sent to the slammer. That would be icing on the delusion of grandeur cake. 😉
Cory Max
Cory Max:
crazyness i just watched the hbo documentary about her. it was nuts. its kind of a shame we arent in a future where her original vision could have been achieved.
Tony K.
Tony K.:
Hopefully the judge throws a hefty book at this useless, conniving fraud, in Holmes.
Trying to pin so much of the blame on Balwani, the ex-boyfriend, was a predictable strategy, but should still be outright rejected as an excuse.
Guilty, and a thousand time guilty at that.
saltydog 05
saltydog 05:
All I want to know is if she was using her “voice” during the trial
Guilty on 4 of 11 counts lol that’s just comical sounds like a win for her if you ask me. She was clearly guilty on all counts but I guess normal people don’t matter but the investors do 🤷🏻‍♂️
She was still trying to sell the theranos fraud to the jury 🥴
Elizabeth Holmes had all the codes (blond hair, blue eyes, pretty face), all the attitudes (gestures), all the know-how (no answer, lie by omission)
and to finish ... she accuses in 2021 ... her subordinates during the trials!
a winning female model ! for thousands of women both at the University and in the public service;
Kim T
Kim T:
Thank goodness they brought this woman down. She reminds me of my ex-husband. One preacher once said, "intentions don't matter". My ex husband used to getaway with so much claiming he always had the best intentions. He always believed he was some "do gooder?" while he left a tornado of destruction everywhere.......
Umme Brown
Umme Brown:
Just her??? Man.. I tell u..its more then just her
It took a team to do what she and others have done and continue 2do💯💯💯