Why it matters: Today's stock moves were not as bad as some feared, especially since shares of Tesla are down about 20% since the fateful August tweet. Tie in Musk's other troubles (including an SEC civil inquiry and a suit from a Thai cave diver), and the stock's volatility is far from over.
Report: Tesla and Elon Musk face criminal investigation
The Department of Justice is investigating Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk for fraud, after Musk tweeted last month that he had "funding secured" for a possible buyout of the company at $420 per share, reports Bloomberg.
The big picture: Tesla already is under civil investigation by the SEC for the same tweet.
A statement from Tesla:
Go deeper: Tesla faces threats from every direction.