Former execs at Safeway, Walgreens testify at trial of Theranos founder

Oct 14, 2021
Testimony from the former CEO of Safeway and the ex-CFO of Walgreens illuminates those companies' dealings with Elizabeth Holmes.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes arrives at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team on Aug. 31, 2021 in San Jose, California. Holmes is on trial after being indicted on multiple counts of fraud for misrepresenting her company's blood-testing technology.
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The Enron scandal: 20 years later, what’s changed?

Sep 23, 2021
Very little, according to Bethany McLean, the first financial reporter to ask questions about Enron's accounting practices.
Former Enron CEO and Chairman Kenneth Lay is sworn in before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in 2002.
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Inside the trial of Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes

Sep 14, 2021
And what the case means for Silicon Valley.
Holmes, who was acclaimed as one of Silicon Valley's rare female CEOs, is accused of fraud in the spectacular failure of her medical-technology company, Theranos.
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What it means to be a whistleblower

Jul 30, 2018
What are the benefits? Risks? And are you protected?
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (L), joined by Dr. Jeffrey S. Wigand (R), the anti-tobacco advocate and founder of the non-profit organization 'Smoke-Free Kids,' announces plans for the 2002 Smoke-Free Air Act at Union Square Park in New York City on October 9th, 2002.
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Will the Theranos scandal put a damper on medical tech investing?

Jun 19, 2018
It's become a cautionary tale for biotech investors. Are they heeding it?
Elizabeth Holmes speaks during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative 2015 in New York City.
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How Theranos, a Silicon Valley star, came tumbling down

May 21, 2018
Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou discovered that all wasn't as it appeared at Theranos, the biotech company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.
Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative's closing session on September 29, 2015 in New York City.
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Holmes surrenders Theranos, pays $500K after "massive fraud"

Mar 14, 2018
The settlement comes two years after the SEC began looking into claims at Theranos that it had developed potentially revolutionary blood-testing technology.
Elizabeth Holmes (L), founder and CEO of Theranos being interviewed by Matthew Herper, a senior editor for Forbes Media, at Forbes Under 30 Summit on Oct. 5, 2015.
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Theranos to close down California lab following inspection

Jul 8, 2016
The blood-testing startup has been plagued with problems.
Theranos Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes speaks at Forbes' Under 30 Summit in October of last year.
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Forbes drops Theranos CEO's net worth to zero

Jun 1, 2016
From $4.5 billion to nothing.
Elizabeth Holmes speaks on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative in 2015.
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Theranos voids two years of botched blood-test results

May 19, 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports tens of thousands of corrections were issued.
NBC's Maria Shriver, left, interviews Theranos Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in San Francisco in 2015.
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