The employee fired due to sabotage is blowing the whistle ever louder. His SEC law suit sees him claiming that Tesla knowingly installed defective batteries and tampered with production numbers.
The former employee left the company on June 19 and was sued by Tesla “shortly thereafter”. Martin Tripp was accused in a complaint last month “of writing a computer program to access proprietary information, sending material to three unidentified entities and attempting to cover his electronic tracks after he was denied a promotion.”
His tip filed at the US Securities and Exchange Commission will be investigated separately from the pending lawsuit with Tesla, which
The would-be whistle blower is also still seeking for legal aid, and created a GoFundMe page to seek financial support. He also blames the EV maker for his problems of finding legal representation, stating: “There’s almost a cult of Tesla.”
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