Musk Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegation by Flight Attendant

A report by Business Insider said SpaceX paid the woman $250,000 in severance in 2018 in exchange for her agreeing not to file a lawsuit over her claim.

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FILE - Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition March 9, 2020, in Washington. On Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Musk has denied a claim of sexual misconduct by a Space X flight attendant who worked on his private jet in 2016. A report by Business Insider said SpaceX paid the woman $250,000 in severance in 2018 in exchange for her agreeing not to file a lawsuit over her claim. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied a claim of sexual misconduct by a flight attendant contracted by Space X who worked on his private jet in 2016. A report by Business Insider said SpaceX paid the woman $250,000 in severance in 2018 in exchange for her agreeing not to file a lawsuit over her claim. The Business Insider report was based on an account by the flight attendant’s friend, who said…

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