Elon Musk Reportedly Offers 19-Year-Old N2m to Delete Twitter Account Tracking his Private Jet, Boy Wants N20m
Billionaire and Tesla boss Elon Musk has offered a 19-year-old boy a whopping $5000 (N2 million) to delete a Twitter account that monitors his private jet, Business Insider reports. A report by tech news outlet Protocol indicated that Musk’s offer came sometime in 2021.
The boy however made a counter offer Photo Credit: Theo Wargo Source: Getty Images Musk said it is a security risk The aforementioned news outlet stated that Musk had reached out to the boy identified as Jack Sweeney in a private chat on social media with a plea that the boy took it own citing security concerns.
Musk said: “Can you take this down? It is a security risk.” Sweeney responded: “Yes I can but it’ll cost you a Model 3 only joking unless?” Musk said: “I don’t love the idea of being shot by a nutcase.” The boy however made a counter offer Protocol reported that Sweeney offered Musk that he be paid $50,000 (N20m) instead, stressing that it’d cater for his schooling as well as getting his desired whip.
“Any chance to up that to $50k? It would be great support in college and would possibly allow me to get a car maybe even a Model 3,” the boy had replied Musk N2m offer. READ ALSO Make I go find bucket: Nigerians react as Victor AD splashes cash on boy who washed his dirty car in traffic The tech outlet said Musk told the boy he’d think about his counter offer but has yet to respond to it as of the time of making this report.
littyscenes.com could however not confirm if the tech news outlet obtained these twitter chats directly. Sweeney’s Elon Musk’s Jet account tracks the billionaire’s private jet using bots that monitor publicly available air data. Inside Elon Musk’s car garage with vintage and costly whips Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported about Elon Musk’s car garage with whips worth millions of dollars.
This choice of car may have been influenced by his ‘humble’ background. Yahoo Autos rates the car as one of the “most driver-focused vehicles out there”. Growing up watching James Bond movies, the man made sure he owned the vehicle that became a submarine in the movie The Spy Who Loved Me. He got it at almost $1 million (N381,250,000) auction price.