In January Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO of Theranos Inc. was found guilty on three counts of fraud and another count of conspiracy to commit fraud. Her sentencing is due in September. This has been a fascinating story of one of the largest frauds committed in Silicon Valley. There have been a number of video programs regarding her story and that of her company.
Instructions: Read the following WSJ article to see a timeline of this story. There are numerous other related stories embedded should you wish to follow them. Also check out the HBO trailer video link below and comment on your impressions of this fraud. There is no required length here. I just want you to be exposed to this case.
A Theranos Timeline: The Downfall of Elizabeth Holmes, a Silicon Valley Superstar
HBO Documentary Trailer: The Inventor – Out For Blood in Silicon Valley