SEC opens Tesla investigation over whistleblower claims- reports

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Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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SEC opens Tesla investigation over whistleblower claims
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SEC opens Tesla investigation over whistleblower claims

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Tesla over a whistleblower complaint that the company failed to notify its shareholder and the public of fire risks from defects in its solar panel system, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Reuters reported that the agency began the investigation after a Freedom of Information Act request by Steven Henkes, a former Tesla field quality manager, who filed a whistleblower complaint over fire...

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