Twitter sued by a minimum of six firms for not paying payments
Elon Musk’s Twitter has been hit with a minimum of six lawsuits(Opens in a brand new tab) by completely different firms for failing to pay payments, CNBC reviews.
Based on authorized and public data database Plainsite(Opens in a brand new tab), these non-payment lawsuits have piled up since December. 4 of those lawsuits have been filed in February, two simply this week. These newest come from company occasions planning firm Blueprint Studios, which allegedly invoiced Twitter(Opens in a brand new tab) round $340,000 together with tax for a canceled occasion, and AI software program firm Author, Inc., which alleges that Twitter owes(Opens in a brand new tab) them over $220,000 for subscription charges.
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Earlier this month, mergers and acquisitions agency Innisfree filed a lawsuit in opposition to Twitter(Opens in a brand new tab) for alleged non-payment of almost $2 million. Evaluation Group, which offered litigation-related consulting to Twitter and its counsel previous to the Musk deal, filed their lawsuit for alleged non-payment(Opens in a brand new tab) of over $2 million days earlier.
In December, Twitter was hit with lawsuits from Columbia REIT, the corporate’s landlord in San Francisco, and Non-public Jet Providers Group, which supplies non-public jets, in keeping with Plainsite.
It is solely the newest information of obvious penny-pinching that is gone on since Musk’s $44 billion deal for the social platform went via in October final yr. This week, Twitter workers mentioned they could not entry their inside Slack channels. Whereas Twitter had not been paying Slack’s invoice, the service was apparently shut off by Twitter internally, not Slack.