$20M SEC Settlements For Musk, Tesla Approved By Judge

By Dean Seal (October 16, 2018, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday signed off on a pair of settlements that will see Tesla Inc. and its embattled CEO Elon Musk pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission $20 million apiece to end claims that Musk misled investors in tweets about taking the Silicon Valley-based electric car maker private.

Elon Musk, seen here Sept. 17, and his electric car company Tesla Inc. received approval Tuesday for their $20 million settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's allegedly misleading social media posts. (AP) Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan asked the company, Musk...

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