NEW YORK — Lawyers for Trevor Milton, the founder of truck maker Nikola Corp., say he should not face incarceration.
Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton asked for a new trial on charges he misled investors about the electric truck maker’s prospects, arguing the jury convicted him due to bad instructions from the judge and because one juror lied to get on the panel.
Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton was convicted of fraud Oct. 14 for misleading investors in the electric truck company.October 14, 2022
The U.S. launched its closing statement in Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton’s trial on Oct. 13, claiming Milton defrauded investors with breathless hype about the electric truck maker.October 13, 2022
Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton said he wouldn’t take the witness stand in his criminal fraud trial, as the defense prepares to rest its case.
Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton wasn’t truthful when he claimed his company was responsible for most of the components in a planned pickup truck General Motors Co. was to build for the electric vehicle maker, a GM engineer testified.
Three top Nikola Corp. executives threatened to resign in 2020 if the electric vehicle maker’s founder, Trevor Milton, didn’t step down as executive chairman, according to a filing in the federal fraud case against him.September 20, 2022
Nikola Corp.’s chief executive officer told a jury he learned only after joining the company that its debut electric truck had neither a gas-powered turbine nor a fuel cell when founder Trevor Milton unveiled it.September 19, 2022
A Nikola Corp. prototype of the electric vehicle startup’s planned Badger pickup truck was made partly of components from a Ford Motor Co. F-150 Raptor, the jury in the criminal trial of Nikola founder Trevor Milton was told.September 15, 2022