SEC to Sue Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Why Is It Important For Cryptoworld

  • Paul Hackley
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    SEC filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk for fraud. Immediately after that, the Commission held a press conference, disclosing the details of the case


SEC to Sue Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Why Is It Important For Cryptoworld

On Thursday, Sept. 27, SEC filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk for fraud. Immediately after that, the Commission held a press conference, disclosing the details of the case.

According to a SEC complaint, Musk issued “false and misleading” statements when he tweeted, “am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured" on Aug. 7. SEC wants to have Musk barred from serving as an officer or director of a public company.

Recently, SEC attorney Owen Donley spoke about the similarities of cryptocurrencies and cannabis stocks, pointing out that both of the industries are overwhelmingly fraudulent.

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Paul Hackley is a journalist and essayist, focusing on blockchain and cryptocurrencies, with a strong interest in the future of the technology.

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