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Elizabeth Holmes Beat Charges of Patient Fraud. Will Balwani?

  • Witness says patients were ‘on the receiving end of a crime’
  • Prosecutors’ task is to link Theranos president to bad results
Sunny Balwani
Sunny BalwaniPhotographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes may have been convicted of cheating investors, but Erin Tompkins still thinks she got away with a crime.

Tompkins is especially invested in the outcome of the Theranos saga because she was one of the tens of thousands of people whose blood was tested by the company. But even more so because Tompkins was among just of a handful of customers who testified against Holmes, only to see the founder of the startup acquitted of all charges that she defrauded patients.