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When Theranos learned what Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou was digging into, the company went through some tremendous lengths to get ahead of the story. 
In Carreyrou’s new book, “Bad Blood,” he details the legal sit-downs with superstar lawyer David Boies, and the suspected private investigators that tailed some of his sources after the company suspected they were speaking with him. 
“The heavy-handedness of the tactics they used against my sources and against me was something I had never seen in 20 years of reporting,” Carreyrou told Business Insider. 

Veteran Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou hadn’t experienced anything like it. 

As Carreyrou started his investigation into Theranos and its blood testing technology, he encountered a team of lawyers who put pressure not only on him but on sources they suspected he’d been talking to. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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