'Co-owners Akbar Syed and Aleya Siyaj, who were regularly at the facility, observed the tests being stored in trash bags,' the lawsuit said.
The organization reportedly hosted several events in late 2019, including a 'day party + summit' in Pasadena, California.
'Obviously, I have no one else to blame but myself for this conduct,' Zuberi told the judge at his hearing.
After the couple informed authorities of the incident, they were told that this scam is nothing new and many others have fallen prey.
A fraud scheme in which a woman severed her own hand will end up costing her, as she has been sentenced to two years behind bars.
'This is an evolving situation, and we are working closely with Federal authorities to ensure we are evaluating every possibility.'