Will the real Elon Musk please stand up
Quest CFO Todd Katz is accused of impersonating outspoken co-founder and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk. Tesla says the chief financial officer of Quest Integrity Group penned an email to the automaker’s CFO last month, using a fake email address.
The suit which was filed today in the Superior Court of Santa Clara County against Todd Katz, the Quest Integrity Group, and 10 John Does, Tesla and Hueston Hennigan LLP, the firm representing the automaker, claim that Katz registered the email address “firstname.lastname@example.org” and sent the following email to Jason Wheeler, Tesla’s CFO, on August 3:
“why you so cautious w Q3/4 gm guidance on call? also what are your thoughts on disclosing M3 res#? Pros/cons from ir pov? what is your best guess as to where we actually come in on q3/4 deliverables. honest guess? no bs. thx 4 hard work prepping 4 today
Tesla has accused Todd Katz of seeking “highly confidential and proprietary Tesla business information,” according to the complaint.