Elizabeth Holmes: The founder of Theranos was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for fraud

Holmes was seen arriving at court on Friday

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Holmes was seen arriving in court on Friday with family members

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos, has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors in her blood-testing start-up, which was valued at $9bn.

The former Silicon Valley star falsely claimed that the technology could diagnose the disease with just a few drops of blood.

Holmes, 38, who is pregnant, tearfully told the court she felt “deep pain” for those misled by the scam.

Holmes was convicted last January after a three-month trial.

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