Attorneys for Marsh Supermarkets say the grocery chain's former president defrauded the company of millions of dollars, using it as his "personal piggy bank" to fund extramarital relationships.
A brief filed Thursday in a federal lawsuit in Indianapolis accuses Don Marsh of fraud and breach of contract over personal expenses it says were wrongfully paid for him, including his mortgage and financial planning services.
Don Marsh's lead attorney called the suit an attempt to tarnish his client's reputation and said Marsh would not comment.
A Marsh Supermarkets spokesman says the chain of about 100 stores in Indiana and Ohio has tried unsuccessfully to settle with Marsh.
This story will be updated.