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Former female employees say they were groped, harassed or sexually assaulted by Denver oil tycoon

By: DAVID MIGOYA, The Denver Post
November 12, 2017 Updated: November 14, 2017 at 8:53 am
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Jack Grynberg. (Photo courtesy of the Denver Post)

A Denver oil tycoon fighting his family for control of his fortune is fending off allegations he repeatedly groped, harassed or sexually assaulted four former female employees.

Three women, one the former personal assistant to 85-year-old Jack Grynberg, allege in the Douglas County case that in 2015 and 2016 they were groped and harassed — one alleging she was forced to have sex with him multiple times — in return for keeping their jobs at Grynberg Petroleum Co. in Denver. Ultimately, they say, they were fired for refusing him.

All three also have named two Grynberg company officers as defendants, saying they did nothing to prevent the encounters — one of the officers allegedly told one of the women to keep quiet for fear they’d all lose their jobs — and advised them “never to be alone” with Grynberg.

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