In 2018, Theranos published another peer review scientific journal regarding the minilab. Even so, the information provided in those papers were far from what Holmes promised to the people in the beginning. Some tests couldn't be done and nevertheless, the technique still used the old way of acquiring blood from the arm. The companies invested a large part of their funds for their legal actions and failed to win the credits. Because of that soon the company was bankrupt. As a result of the fraud, Holmes had to relinquish the voting control she had over the company, she had to return a large part of the stock and also pay a 500,000$ penalty. Nevertheless, she is no longer allowed to be a director of a public company for the upcoming 10 years.