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Ex-manager claims Tesla spied on employees

Ex-manager claims Tesla spied on employees

Reports from theverge.com reveal that a second ex-Tesla employee has stepped forward with an official whistle-blower tip and filed it with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The tip-off claims that the company illegally surveilled its employees without prior consent.

The site reports that Tesla’s former Global Security Lead, Sean Gouthro, tipped off SEC on 24 January 2019, according to a lawyer cited in the Business Insider. He is now able to confirm that the automotive company obstructed internal investigations sought of an alleged theft of £37million, as well as a failure to disclose other unlawful activities.

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