Two former Tesla workers are charged with disclosing 75,735 records of current and past workers to the media website Handelsblatt in May.

based on a notice posted on the website of the Office of the Maine Attorney General on Friday, August 17.


"Tesla was notified by a foreign media outlet (called Handelsblatt) on May 10, 2023.

In a letter to the state attorney general, Tesla claimed that the company had received secret information belonging to the company.

"The investigation showed that two former Tesla employees stole the data against the company's IT security policies."

and privacy regulations, as well as giving the media outlet access to it.

Additionally, Tesla obtained court orders that forbid the former employees from making use of, gaining access to, or

or dissemination of the data," the letter claims.