Elizabeth Holmes’ jet-setting, lavish lifestyle as CEO of Theranos took center stage on Thursday as her attorneys argued it was irrelevant to her criminal fraud case.
“What she wore, where she stayed, how she flew and what she ate has nothing to do with this trial,” said Holmes’ attorney Kevin Downey, adding that its “inflammatory commentary that could do great damage.”
But the government strongly disagreed, saying Holmes’ opulent way of living was bolstered by the alleged fraud.
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