Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison - Check out in detail

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced Friday to 135 months in prison.

U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila, who presided over Holmes’ trial, handed down the sentence.

Holmes was convicted on four counts of criminal fraud years after her blood-testing company crumbled.

Holmes was convicted in January in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

She cried while speaking to the court ahead of her sentencing on Friday.

Her defense team argued she should face a maximum sentence of 18 months, according to court filings.

The Wall Street Journal first broke the story of how Theranos’ blood-testing technology was struggling to meet expectations in 2015.

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