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    Elon Musk Emails Tesla Staff About Fires, ‘Saboteur’

    The electric carmaker’s CEO reportedly emailed his workforce Sunday to say that a disgruntled employee had admitted to committing “extensive and damaging sabotage” by changing code within the company’s manufacturing operating system and sending “large amounts of highly sensitive Tesla data to unknown third parties.” In another leaked email on Monday, Musk reported a fire at Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory. It’s the latest in a spate of mysterious production-line fires and yet another blow to the innovative company, which recently announced plans to cut 9 percent of staff.

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