Aide to Dave Matthews Band member admits to ripping off - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Aide to Dave Matthews Band member admits to ripping off violinist

Updated:
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA -

He was supposed to be helping a member of the Dave Matthews Band take care of his bills and invest his money. But now a Virginia man is admitting that he ripped off the group's violin player, Boyd Tinsley.

Getty Andrew Rothenberg has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He says he has embezzled at least $400,000 from Tinsley. The two had been friends for decades, but authorities say Rothenberg padded expense bills - and pocketed the extra cash.

Rothenberg faces up to 30 years in prison when he's sentenced on September 17.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow