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(DECATUR) -- DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James announced the indictment of Michael Rothenberg for six felony counts of Theft by Taking. A DeKalb grand jury indicted Rothenberg Tuesday.
Rothenberg is on the DeKalb County ballot to unseat Superior Court Judge Gail Flake.
According to DeKalb County Government, Colorado-based investment group Winterhawk Energy and Development Corporation gave Rothenberg more than $1.3 million in funds.
James said Rothenberg unlawfully transferred $440,000 into accounts he controlled, and illegally put the money toward personal use. James said it is a clear violation of the law, and a violation of the trust of Winterhawk's investors.