Another Mormon fraudster? Trevor Milton

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Another Mormon fraudster? Trevor Milton

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The CEO and founder of truck start-up company Nikola, who was forced to step down as executive chairman, is a college-dropout turned billionaire who set a Utah real-estate record, spending $32.5million on 2,670 acre ranch.

Trevor Milton, 39, says he was inspired by a Mormon mission trip to Brazil after leaving high school, telling outlets in June of this year he is a 'very faith-oriented CEO'. His company makes electric hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles and trucks and acts as a rival to Tesla from its base in Phoenix, Arizona.

Milton, whose company become a darling of the stock market over the summer, resigned as executive chairman on Monday following accusations by short-seller Hindenburg Research on September 10 that he made false claims about Nikola's technology.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... naire.html
Nikola was stung by accusations of fraud and misrepresentation in a Sept. 10 report by Hindenburg Research, a financial research firm run by analyst Nate Anderson. Among its allegations, the “breakthrough” battery system Milton said the company was working on last year doesn’t exist and Nikola claimed to have designed technology and vehicle components purchased from other manufacturers as its own. “We have never seen this level of deception at a public company, especially of this size,” Anderson said.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsma ... f554fa18e0

"...inspired by a Mormon mission trip to Brazil" I'll bet he was...

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Maybe Milton saw, with his spiritual eyes, that in the not too distant future, Nikola would have that battery system and would soon have the designed tech and making the vehicle components.
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Here is the anti-Mormon document, sent by the adversary Hindenburg Research, to confound the righteous at Nikola.

https://hindenburgresearch.com/nikola/
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An Elizabeth Holmes story, in the hydrogen fuel cell dream. I think there is a real chance Trevor may lose everything once the civil and criminal suits are finished.

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Keep it up Trevor. You'll make a great GOP presidential candidate someday.
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As if on cue, Res Ipsa:

“Two women file sexual abuse complaints against Nikola founder Trevor Milton”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/29/two-wom ... eExtension

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Damn. I should quit my day job and become a pundit.
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The women were both 15 at the time of the alleged molestation/sexual assault. Our hero was 18 and then 22 at the time of the alleged incidences with the two females. Maybe someday Mr. Milton will get a hero's welcome in the Utah State Penitentiary?
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