Elon Musk, chief executive officer and co-founder of Tesla Motors Inc., listens during a meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and technology leaders at Trump Tower in New York, U.S. (Photographer: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool via Bloomberg)

SEC Could Face Backlash if Elon Musk Is Exonerated

(Bloomberg) -- For months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission had been quietly and methodically scrutinizing Tesla Inc.