7 questions to watch after criminal charges filed in the Theranos saga

Source: Jeff Chiu/AP

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal prosecutors on Friday filed criminal charges against Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and the company’s former president Sunny Balwani — marking a pivotal turning point in a scandal that has rocked the business world and captivated the public imagination.

So, what’s next for the Silicon Valley villains of the moment? Here are seven questions to watch as the case moves forward.

1. Will the case go to trial?

Holmes and Balwani are facing serious allegations: nine counts related to defrauding investors, patients, and doctors, carrying a penalty of up to 20 years in prison

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