Sunny Balwani: Former Theranos executive gets nearly 13 years in prison | BBC News

Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the business partner of disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison.

Balwani was convicted in July of 12 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in the failed blood-testing start-up.

Theranos executives falsely claimed the product could diagnose illnesses with a few drops of blood from a finger prick.

Holmes was sentenced to over 11 years (135 months) in prison last month.

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