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Tesla Is Under Investigation By The Justice Department

Tesla says it handed over documents after CEO Elon Musk announced he would take Tesla private. Investigators might scrutinize the company's accounting practices and whether investors were misled.

Tesla said on Tuesday it was complying with a Justice Department request for documents, in connection with Chief Executive Elon Musk's announcement that he was taking the publicly traded company private.

On Aug. 7, Musk on Twitter that funding was "secured." The tweet nearly 11 percent that day, as Musk , "I'm trying to accomplish an

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