Seems a bit odd to me. to say:
They investigated, verified the times and locations, and asked him about them. When he didn't provide a satisfactory response, or in fact any response,
Citation? You ask others for it constantly, so I'm sure you have several.
I think this provides a counterexample:
I want to be clear: the accusations of criminal sexual misconduct against me are entirely false.
Flat out denying the accusations is.. a response, right?
I'm inclined to say "meh", let Jacob step out of the project and leave it at that. The project is bigger than him, and he's done some stuff that I don't think belongs in tech conferences. Criminal? Let the courts decide, I'll assume he's innocent until then.