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Former high-flying VC Michael Rothenberg now faces criminal charges alleging ‘multiple schemes to defraud’ his investors

The former high-flying San Francisco venture capitalist Michael Rothenberg is, for the first time, facing criminal charges over allegations that he defrauded investors in his venture fund. The US attorney’s office in Northern California announced the charges on Friday after investigations by the FBI and the IRS criminal-investigations unit. A […]
Former high-flying VC Michael Rothenberg now faces criminal charges alleging ‘multiple schemes to defraud’ his investors
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The SEC has charged a former rising star VC, accusing him of ‘misappropriating millions of dollars’ and barred him for 5 years

The SEC announced charges and a settlement with Michael Rothenberg, the founder of Rothenberg Ventures. The SEC charged Rothenberg with overcharging investors to fund personal projects. Rothenberg did not admit or deny the allegations in the settlement. Rothenberg will be barred from the brokerage and investment advisory business for five […]
The SEC has charged a former rising star VC, accusing him of ‘misappropriating millions of dollars’ and barred him for 5 years