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Tesla: No Subpoena from Justice Department — Yet

FBI interview former employees about Model 3 production.

by Michael Strong on Oct.26, 2018

The FBI is interviewing former Tesla employees about Model 3 production. Tesla officials say no company officials have been subpoenaed.

Tesla Inc. and CEO Elon Musk may have resolved their issues with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but an ongoing criminal investigation by the Department of Justice appears to be motoring along in high gear.

The company told the Wall Street Journal that it hasn’t been subpoenaed by the DoJ regarding potentially fraudulent claims made by Musk and the company about the Model 3.

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Officials at the Palo Alto, California-based EV maker say they cooperated with what they described as a “voluntary request” for documents from the Justice Department in September, a Tesla spokesperson told Reuters.  (more…)