Turns out a celebrity CEO had a different problem than he alleged a couple days ago.
The guy has gone public.
While this person was the first to make noise publicly, many higher ups have jumped ship in the last few months & are privately working with the Feds, with even more devastating information to share.
Elon Musk’s “Saboteur” Says He Witnessed “Really Scary Things” at Tesla
To hear Elon Musk tell it, the worst thing an employee at his electric-car company could do is sabotage Tesla’s relentless march toward a new golden age of innovation. He said as much in a memo to employees on Sunday, which doubled as a veritable how dare you? to an alleged saboteur within Tesla’s ranks. A Tesla employee, he wrote, had been caught conducting “damaging sabotage to our operations,” allegedly making “direct code changes” to Tesla’s manufacturing system and sending “large amounts of highly sensitive data to unknown third parties.” On Wednesday, Tesla filed a lawsuit against former process engineer Martin Tripp, alleging that Tripp had illegally exported gigabytes of confidential data, including “dozens of confidential photographs and a video of Tesla’s manufacturing systems,” and made false statements about Tesla to the media; in short, a straightforward case of an employee undermining his boss.
But new allegations from Tripp have added an unexpected wrinkle to Musk’s story. The engineer, who told The Washington Post that he “looked up to Elon . . . looked up to Tesla” before moving his family to Nevada to work at Tesla’s Gigafactory battery plant, claims to be a whistleblower. He didn’t meddle with Tesla’s internal systems, he said, and spoke out only because he saw “some really scary things” at Tesla, including “dangerously punctured batteries” installed in Tesla vehicles. – Read more here