twitter: Elon Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if he provides proof of real accounts

Elon Musk say that if Twitter Inc. could provide its method of sampling 100 accounts and how it confirmed the accounts are real, its $44 billion deal to buy the company is expected to continue on its original terms.

“However, if it turns out that their SECOND statements are materially untrue so shouldn’t be,” Musk tweeted early Saturday.

In response to a Twitter user asking if the US SEC was investigating “questionable allegations” by the company, Musk tweeted “Good question, why aren’t they?”.

Twitter declined to comment on the tweet when contacted by Reuters.

Twitter on Thursday dismissed Musk’s claim that he was tricked into signing the deal to buy the social media company, saying it was “implausible and contrary to the facts”.

Discover the stories that interest you

“According to Musk, he – the billionaire founder of several companies, advised by bankers and Wall Street lawyers – was tricked by Twitter into signing a $44 billion merger deal. This story is also implausible and contrary to the facts than she looks,” the filing said. posted by Twitter on Thursday said.

Musk filed a countersuit on Twitter on July 29, stepping up his legal fight against the social media company over its attempt to walk away from the $44 billion purchase.

stay on top Technology and startup news it is important. Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest must-have tech news, delivered straight to your inbox.