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Ex-Theranos CEO Holmes’s Fraud Trial Is Postponed for Virus (2)

July 20, 2020, 10:18 PM

A federal judge postponed the criminal trial of former Theranos Inc. CEO Elizabeth Holmes because of the coronavirus pandemic, even as Holmes urges the court to throw out government evidence and a witness list she says are too massive to defend against.

At an online hearing Monday, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, California, put off the trial, which was scheduled to start in October, and gave no new date.

Holmes and her former boyfriend, ex-Theranos president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, are accused of falsely claiming that the company’s devices could perform myriad tests with a single drop of ...