(Bloomberg) — Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton has been accused by a second woman of sexual assault.
The woman used to be Milton’s work assistant and was 15-years-old at the time of the alleged attack, which she says occurred in Utah, according to a statement from the law firm representing both victims.
A spokesperson for Milton said he “strongly denies these false allegations.”
“At no point in his life has Mr. Milton ever engaged in any inappropriate physical contact with anyone,” the spokesperson said.
Milton has had a tumultuous few weeks, forced out of the electric-truck company he established after claims of deception leveled by short seller Hindenburg Research sent Nikola’s stock spiraling. He’s also been accused by his first cousin, Aubrey Smith, of sexual assault in 1999 when she