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7/13/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Military Identity Theft
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned service members to watch for signs of identity theft. The warning comes following the announcement of recent federal data breaches and prior to Military Consumer Protection Day, July 15, 2015.

6/19/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Lottery Scams
More than 400 Sweepstakes or Prize Complaints Filed in 2015

6/9/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns Cavs Fans to Avoid Ticket Scams
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Cleveland Cavaliers fans to beware of phony offers for tickets to see the Cavs face the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals tonight and Thursday in Cleveland.

5/4/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Scams Targeting Small Businesses
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned small businesses to watch for signs of a scam, including callers who claim the business’s power will be shut off and invoices for products the business never ordered. The warning comes during National Small Business Week, May 4 to 8, 2015.

4/10/2015
Ohioans Report Tax Scams as Filing Deadline Approaches
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to beware of threatening calls purportedly “from the IRS” as the April 15 tax-filing deadline approaches.

4/3/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers to Watch for Ticket Scams
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to watch for scams as they search for tickets to upcoming events, including the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians home openers.

3/26/2015
Ohioans Report Scam Calls from “911”
Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “911” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General’s Office to avoid arrest or legal action.

3/24/2015
Storm-Chasing Roofer Sentenced to Prison

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Union County Prosecuting Attorney David Phillips today announced that a storm-chasing home repair contractor will serve prison time for stealing more than $150,000 from 40 victims throughout central and southwest Ohio.

3/13/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers About 513-Area Code Phone Scams
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that consumers in Ohio and throughout the nation are reporting scam calls that appear to come from a 513 (Cincinnati) area code phone number and attempt to obtain consumers’ credit or debit card numbers.

3/3/2015
Attorney General DeWine Warns of Top Phone Scams During National Consumer Protection Week
In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers about five of the top phone scams reported to his office.

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