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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk shows up on the red carpet for the vehicle awards “Das Goldene Lenkrad” offered by a German newspaper in Berlin, Germany, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The main Twitter (TWTR.N) accounts of billionaires Bill Gates and Elon Musk were obviously hacked as both accounts sought bitcoin contributions on Wednesday.
The tweets on both accounts were later on deleted. Twitter and Tesla were not immediately offered for comment.
Reporting by Chris Sanders and Anna Driver; Editing by Sandra Maler