Elon Musk Threatens to Scuttle Twitter Acquisition

A letter to the company cited lack of cooperation with his requests for information on fake accounts, bots, spam

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Elon Musk threw something a little more substantial than a poop emoji at Twitter Monday, sending a letter to the company, also filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in which he threated to scuttle his $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter due to his uncertainty about the extent of fake accounts, bots and spam on the platform.

A Twitter spokesperson replied, “Twitter has and will continue to cooperatively share information with Mr. Musk to consummate the transaction in accordance with the terms of the merger agreement.



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