Jen Shah and Elizabeth Holmes, both convicted of fraud, can take business skills classes at the Texas prison where they’ll serve their sentences

Real Housewife Jen Shah (left) and Theranos businesswoman Elizabeth Holmes (right).
Elizabeth Holmes will be staying at the same prison camp as Real Housewives star Jen Shah
The Texas women’s prison offers business skill classes to all inmates.
Both Holmes and Shah have been convicted of fraud relating to their business practices.

Elizabeth Holmes is set to begin her 11-year sentence for fraud related to her failed blood-testing business at a prison camp in Texas that, ironically, offers business classes to inmates, according to an inmate orientation handbook. 

Holmes was convicted in November 2022 of three charges of wire fraud and one conspiracy to commit wire fraud charge after a jury found she defrauded investors in her health tech company Theranos. On Tuesday a judge denied Holmes’s request to stay out of prison while she appealed her conviction.

She was later assigned to serve out her sentence at the Federal Prison Camp, a women’s prison in Bryan, Texas for those convicted of…

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