The former chief executive of a San Francisco technology firm who was fired after pleading guilty to domestic abuse has threatened to sue the company’s board for the termination.
The San Francisco tech executive fired by his company over the weekend amid the backlash over his plea bargain in an attack on his girlfriend has denied the “overblown and grossly exaggerated” allegations against him, while apologizing for losing his temper.
The Democratic National Committee said Friday that it has returned $20,000 donated by a wealthy San Francisco Internet entrepreneur recently convicted for domestic violence.
The San Francisco tech industry CEO who avoided prison time after police said brutally beat up his girlfriend in his penthouse apartment has defended himself in a series of tweets – tweets which have since been deleted from his Twitter feed.
The chief executive of a San Francisco-based Internet advertising firm will face no prison time after beating his girlfriend last August – in an attack captured on video – following a plea deal.
Prosecutors said Gurbaksh Chahal hit his girlfriend and tried to smother her with a pillow at his home after learning she had gone on a trip with another man.