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Attorney General DeWine Announces Grants for Campus Sexual Assault Victims Services

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that more than $1.2 million in grants have been awarded to assist victims of sexual assault on Ohio campuses. 

12/29/2015

Attorney General DeWine Offers Gym Membership Tips

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered advice for consumers who plan to join a fitness center in the New Year.

12/28/2015

Attorney General DeWine Announces Sentencing in School Resource Officer Case

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that former Cambridge city councilman and former Cambridge City School District school resource officer Paul D. Fields Jr. was sentenced today to six months in jail after he pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor sexual imposition and no contest to the charge of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material.

12/21/2015

Verizon and Sprint Customers Have Until Dec. 31 to Seek Refunds from Cramming Settlements

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today reminded Verizon and Sprint customers that they have until Dec. 31 to seek a share of the $120 million allocated for consumers under national “mobile cramming” settlements announced earlier this year.

12/22/2015

Attorney General DeWine Announces $150 Million Class Action Settlement with JPMorgan Chase over 'London Whale' Scandal

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a $150 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit with JPMorgan Chase & Co. over losses incurred by the bank's investors, including the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, in the wake of its “London Whale” trading scandal first revealed in 2012. The settlement class includes all persons who purchased JP Morgan common stock between April 13, 2012 and May 21, 2012.  

12/21/2015

Ohio Seeks Public Hearing from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over Cleveland Harbor Dredging Proposal

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie.

12/18/2015

Update on Planned Parenthood Litigation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that pursuant to court discussions in the federal litigation filed December 13th by Planned Parenthood, the Ohio Department of Health has agreed to not enforce the “humane disposal” section of the Ohio Administrative Code while the Department and the Ohio General Assembly work to further clarify humane procedures in the Ohio Revised and Administrative Codes.

12/18/2015

Beware: Con Artists Posing as Puppy Breeders Online

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that some animal breeders and sellers who advertise online are con artists.

12/18/2015

Attorney General DeWine Confirms Investigation of Movie Theater Chains for Possible Anticompetitive Conduct

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today confirmed that his office is investigating the nation’s three largest movie theater chains – AMC, Cinemark, and Regal – for possible antitrust violations.

12/17/2015

Attorney General DeWine Issues 2015 Economic Development Manual

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has issued its 2015 Ohio Economic Development Manual. The manual is designed to be a one-stop guide for businesses, elected officials, and economic development professionals who are interested in promoting business growth and job creation.

12/15/2015
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