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

Elon Musk said that if Twitter Inc. could provide its method to sample 100 accounts and how it confirmed the accounts are real, its $ 44 billion deal to buy the company should proceed on its original terms.

“However, if it turns out that their SEC documents are materially fake, then it shouldn’t,” Musk tweeted early Saturday.

In response to a Twitter user who asked if the US SEC was probing “dubious claims” from the company, Musk tweeted “Good question, why am I not?”.

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

Twitter on Thursday rejected Musk’s claim that he was duped into signing the social media company’s purchase agreement, saying it was “implausible and contrary to the facts.”

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“According to Musk, he – the multi-company founding billionaire, advised by Wall Street bankers and lawyers – was tricked by Twitter into signing a $ 44 billion merger deal. That story is as implausible and contrary to the facts as it seems. the filing released by Twitter on Thursday said.

Musk filed a lawsuit against Twitter on July 29, escalating his legal fight against the social media company over its offer to abandon the $ 44 billion purchase.

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