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6/14/2013
Ohioans Report Losing Money to Rental Scams, Attorney General DeWine Warns
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that consumers across the state are reporting losing money to rental property scams. The Attorney General’s Office has received more than a dozen reports of the scam since January, and consumers who fall for the scam report an average loss of about $1,000.

6/13/2013
Beware of Traveling Contractor Scams Following Storms, Attorney General DeWine Warns
Following the recent storms, Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to watch for traveling contractors who may try to take advantage of homeowners in need of assistance.

5/23/2013
Attorney General DeWine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Warn of Mystery Shopper Scam
Scammers are using counterfeit checks that appear to be from The Ohio State University Medical Center, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The checks are part of a mystery shopper scam, in which consumers receive a letter stating that they have been selected as a “customer service evaluator” and must evaluate their local money transfer service by wiring hundreds of dollars.

1/25/2013
As Data Privacy Day Approaches, Attorney General DeWine Warns of Tax-Related Identity Theft
In order to receive fraudulent refunds, criminals are stealing legitimate Social Security numbers and names to fill out fake W-2 (wages) and Schedule C (business tax) forms

7/27/2012
Immigration Scams
Immigration Scams

7/27/2012
Avoid Wedding Disasters
Avoid Wedding Disasters

5/10/2012
May is Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month

5/10/2012
Shop Smart for Mother’s Day
Shop Smart for Mother’s Day

3/21/2012
Protect Your Small Business from Scams
From counterfeit currency to advertising scams, con artists can target businesses as much as they target consumers.

3/21/2012
Spring Home Improvement Tips
Does your house need a professional spring cleaning or repair? Learn how to avoid rip-offs.


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