How Elon Musk landed Time’s ‘Person of the Year’
Tesla Chief Executive Officer, Elon Musk has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2021
It’s been a big year for Musk, whose electric car company became the most valuable carmaker in the world and his rocket company soared to the edge of space with an all-civilian crew.
The 50-year-old is also the founder and CEO of Space-X, and leads brain-chip startup Neuralink and infrastructure firm The Boring Company.
Tesla’s market value soared to more than $1 trillion U-S this year, making it more valuable than Ford Motor and General Motors combined.
‘Time’ has described Musk as “the man who aspires to save our planet and get us a new one to inhabit”.
Celebrities busted over illegal crypto scheme
Agreements have been settled without admitting guilt
Eight celebrities have been busted over allegations they’ve been participating in an illegal crypto scheme.
The stars, including Lindsay Lohan, Logan Paul and Soulja Boy, were all charged following an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Lohan and Paul have reportedly settled the matter without admitting guilt.
But, regardless, it’s just another bad look for the already embattled crypto industry.
Crypto fugitive Do Kwon arrested in Montenegro
He was carrying falsified documents at an airport
One of the world’s most wanted crypto fugitives has been arrested in Montenegro.
It’s a long way from home for South Korean entrepreneur Do Kwon, who’s accused of orchestrating a multi-billion-dollar fraud scheme.
Kwon was connected to the TerraUSD stablecoin, which saw $40 billion erased from its holders.
He was reportedly arrested at an airport after carrying falsified documents.
It follows a red notice being issued by South Korea last September.
SEC sues Jake Paul over paid crypto promotions
The issue is linked to Tron founder Justin Sun
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing YouTube personality Jake Paul over a promotion of cryptocurrencies linked to Tron founder Justin Sun.
The SEC is accusing Paul of a paid promotion of assets without disclosing those payments to the public.
Other celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan, Ne-Yo and Akon and are also being investigated for their involvement.
Meanwhile, the SEC is going after Sun for potential fraud and market manipulation.
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