Tale of Two Trials: Unlike Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, COO/President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Found Guilty of All Charges

Balwani’s lawyers opted not to have their client testify in his own defense and called only two witnesses, while Holmes’ defense team offered jurors the opportunity to hear her testimony Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani dreamed of revolutionizing the clinical laboratory blood-testing industry with their now defunct Theranos Edison device, which they claimed could perform multiple tests with a single finger prick of blood. Instead, they became the rare Silicon Valley...

Legal Experts Predict Ex-Theranos President/COO Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Faces Uphill Battle for Acquittal

‘Balwani is no Johnny Depp,’ says an expert on juror behavior, as prosecution and defense rest in fraud trial of the former executive of the now-defunct lab test company Clinical Laboratory directors and pathologists continue to focus like a laser beam on the trials of former founders and executives of the now-defunct blood test company Theranos. But as the criminal fraud trial of ex-president and COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani comes to a close, legal experts maintain the 57-year-old businessman...

Federal Fraud Trial of Former Theranos President/COO Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Postponed until June 7

No explanation for the delay was provided by court after nine weeks of testimony in the prosecution of the former clinical laboratory executive Former Theranos president/chief operating officer Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani’s often-delayed fraud trial was scheduled to resume on May 27 with a full day of defense witness testimony. It will now be delayed until June 7. According to NBC Bay Area, a court assistant announced the delay but did not provide a reason for the postponement. A copy of the...

Balwani and Holmes’ Personal Relationship Takes Center Stage in Criminal Trial, Fueling Continued Public Interest in Theranos Fraud Saga

Even as Balwani’s trial moves ahead, Hulu’s miniseries ‘The Dropout’ chronicles the pair’s romance and the company’s downfall while providing controversial subject matter for various media outlets Unlike Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’ criminal trial for fraud which generated daily headlines across the nation, the related fraud trial of ex-Theranos COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is not getting the same news coverage. Therefore, media have shifted their reporting to Balwani’s personal...

After Winning Conviction of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes, Prosecutors Follow Similar Script at Ex-COO Ramesh Balwani’s Fraud Trial

Defense attorneys attempted to describe Balwani as simply an investor in Theranos, but prosecutors used the defendant’s own text messages to debunk that claim Clinical laboratory directors and pathologists following the criminal fraud trial of ex-Theranos President and COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani may be experiencing a case of déjà vu as the former executive of the now-defunct blood-testing company has his day in court. Even as Balwani’s defense team attempted to distance their client from the...
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