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8/25/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Storm-Chaser Scams Following Severe Weather
Following the severe weather that hit northwest Ohio and other parts of the state last night, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of home repair scams.

8/16/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Scams Targeting Students
As students head back to school, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of scams targeting students.

5/26/2016
New Twist to IRS Scam Costing Ohioans Thousands
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of callers who claim to represent the IRS and ask for payment via iTunes gift cards, after 10 Ohioans recently reported losing between $1,000 and $11,500 to the ploy.

4/27/2016
Scam Alert on Victim Donations in Pike County Murder Case
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader issued the following scam alert to members of the public.

4/14/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns Hundreds of Ohioans Report Tax Scams as Filing Deadline Approaches
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to avoid "IRS imposter scams" as the April 18 tax-filing deadline approaches.

3/25/2016
Ohioans Report More Tax Scams as Filing Deadline Nears
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that his office is receiving more reports of IRS imposter scams as the April 18 tax filing deadline approaches.

3/23/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Travel Scams
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to beware of travel scams during spring and summer vacation months.

2/12/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Online Dating Scams
As Valentine’s Day approaches, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers that some online daters are con artists in disguise.

1/15/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Five Top Job Scams
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned about five of the most common scams targeting people looking for jobs or extra income.

1/8/2016
Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers to Avoid Lottery Scams as Jackpot Rises
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to avoid lottery and sweepstakes scams as the estimated Powerball jackpot hits $800 million.

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