Sygnia CEO criticizes Elon Musk for alleged Bitcoin pump and dump By Cointelegraph

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Sygnia CEO criticizes Elon Musk for alleged Bitcoin pump and dump

Magda Wierzycka, one of the richest women in South Africa and CEO of financial services company Sygnia, said Tesla (NASDAQ:) CEO Elon Musk would likely have been investigated by authorities regarding recent allegations over his manipulation of crypto prices — if his target had been almost anything other than .

In an interview with Bruce Whitfield at the Money Show this week, Wierzycka said Musk’s recent social media activity on the price of Bitcoin (BTC) should have made him the subject of investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, if Bitcoin were more of a traditional company. The SEC previously accused the Tesla CEO of fraud for issuing false and misleading tweets in 2018, and was rumored to be investigating him for his pro-Dogecoin (DOGE) tweets earlier this year.