Elon Musk offered the owner of an account called "Elon's Jet" $5,000 to remove it, Protocol reported.
The account uses public data to track the location of Musk's private jet.
The "Elon's Jet" account shows the movements of Musk's private jet, using bots that monitor publicly available air traffic data.
Per Protocol, the owner of the account, 19 year-old Jack Sweeney, received a message in fall last year at 12:13 a.m. from Musk.
Musk offered Sweeney $5,000 after a few messages back and forth, Protocol reported.
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