New Delhi (Agency). America’s famous biotech star Elizabeth Holmes has been convicted by the court. The court found them guilty of putting patients’ lives at risk and defrauding investors. The case was launched in January in a US court based on a Wall Street Journal report on Holmes. Let us tell you that Holmes was named by Time Magazine in 2014 as one of the billionaire women who reached the pinnacle of success.
from heaven to earth
Stanford University dropout Holmes built a $9 billion company. He had made a device to detect disease. He claimed that with a few drops of blood on it, a disease like cancer can be detected quickly. He also claimed that this device can easily detect diabetes. Later this claim of his was proved to be hollow and false. In the year 2018, his company sank. In January this year, he was found guilty of fraud.
Holmes’ boyfriend also guilty
Besides her, the court also found her ex-boyfriend and business partner Ramesh Sunny Balwani guilty on various charges. US federal prosecutors have sought a 15-year prison sentence for Holmes. Apart from this, the lawyer has also demanded that he pay $ 800 million to the investors. These include the Walton family of Walmart, the Walgreen chain of pharmacies and media mogul Rupert Murdoch. In the court, the US Attorney said before the court that Holmes was mad about her ambition.
was a celebrity
Let us tell you that Holmes used to have the status of a star in Silicon Valley. The test kit he had taken out was said to be easy to use. With this, many types of diseases can be detected by putting only a few drops of blood. There was a time when Holmes was seen on a par with Apple icon Steve Jobs.
big giants were close to holmes
Through his test kit, he had created a web of confusion about ending the costly investigation in the whole world, it did not take much time to break it. There was a time when big people in the US government were counted very close to Holmes. These included from Foreign Minister to Defense Minister. On the other hand, Holmes’s lawyer has appealed for leniency in his sentence. He has also shown 140 letters to the court which include letters from his family members, friends and MPs.
Edited By: Kamal Verma