• Tesla 'whistleblower' files tip with the SEC

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Former Tesla employee Martin Tripp has filed a whistleblower tip with the Securities and Exchange Commission in which he alleges the company lied about Model 3 production numbers and put unsafe batteries in its cars, The Washington Post reports.
    Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but the company has previously denied Tripp's allegations about its production process and communications with investors.
    Tripp has previously said he is motivated to share company information because of safety concerns.
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  • Tesla Whistleblower Ups Ante, Making a Formal Complaint With the SEC

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Martin Tripp, the ex-Tesla employee accused by Elon Musk of sabotage inside the company's facilities, has struck back by filing a whistleblowing complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    The move is the latest in what has become a legal game of chess between the closely watched company and a process engineering technician who claims he grew disenchanted with the $54 billion automaker.
    Last month, Musk sent an email to Tesla employees claiming that a disgruntled worker had broken into the company's computer systems and “conducted quite extensive and damaging sabotage to our...
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  • Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The former Tesla employee who was fired and then sued by the electric vehicle automaker has filed a formal whistleblower tip to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleging the company has misled investors and put its customers at risk.
    Martin Tripp has retained Meissner Associates, a whistleblower, securities, investment fraud and employment law firm to represent him before the SEC. Tesla did not respond to questions about the whistleblower tip.
    The filing is the latest blow in a bout between Tesla, its CEO Elon Musk and Tripp.
    Tesla filed a lawsuit on June 20 against Tripp for $1...
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