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19-Year-Old Boy who consistently track Elon Musk jet, turns Down N20m Offer, And a Tesla Car

The somewhat negotiation between world’s richest man Elon Musk and a 19-year-old university freshman Jack Sweeney who runs a Twitter account that monitors the billionaire’s private jet has taken a new turn.

Elon had privately messaged the young lad to delete the Twitter account promising him $5, 000 (N2m) in return, a request the boy had jokingly made a counter offer of $50, 000 (N20m), Protocol had reported.


The boy had also gone on to express his desire to land an internship role at Musk’s company stressing that it had always been a childhood dream.

This is after he had again given Musk another option to give him a Tesla Model 3 car if he wants the account deleted for real.

On Friday, February 4, Sweeney who runs @ElonJet was made an offer of a Tesla Model 3 for 3 years by the CEO of Car-Hire company Scott Painter, Daily Mail confirmed. Responding to the new offer, Sweeney insisted that he wants his own car and not something he’d have to return after 3 years.

”I told you I’m not interested in a subscription besides, there are numerous facts that suggest this is in conjunction with Elon.

Sweeney’s Twitter account which now has a following of over 300k tracks and makes public the location of Musk’s private jet at any point in time using bots to detect air traffic data.