Elizabeth Holmes, Basis of Hulu Series The Dropout, Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Prison

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Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of medical startup firm Theranos, has been sentenced to 135 months (just over 11.25 years) in prison for her role in defrauding investors and consumers with a faulty blood-testing device that she claimed had massive potential.

A jury found Holmes guilty of three counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud earlier this year, and U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila announced the sentence on Friday after a four-hour…

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