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Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

Update: 2021-09-1431
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Elizabeth, holding hands with her partner, Billy and her mother, Noel, breezes into the courthouse to hear opening statements in her financial fraud trial. The government and the defense set the stage, giving us a roadmap of how their sides of the case will unfold. The prosecution says this is a case about fraud, lying and cheating, while the defense paints a picture of an ambitious young woman trying to change the world. She made mistakes, they say, but didn’t break the law. And we hear from the case’s first witness: Theranos’ top ranking financial employee who has a lot to say about how Elizabeth may have misled investors.

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Hannah Morgan

Excellent coverage

Sep 14th
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Amanda Williams

I know when I served jury duty we only got $10 a day plus lunch was provided. But I'm really surprised that a Federal 13 week trial doesn't provide more compensation.

Sep 14th
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