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Remembering President Reagan on His 100th Birthday

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of our 40th president, Ronald Reagan, whose wit and wisdom have inspired countless Americans.


DeWine Testifies in Washington About Fannie Mae and its Former Executives Sticking Taxpayers with Their Legal Bills

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine testified today before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee regarding the astronomical amount of U.S. taxpayer dollars going to pay for attorney fees to defend Fannie Mae and its former executives. At least $132 million has been spent by taxpayers on legal fees in the case so far, and the tab keeps rising.


DeWine Announces Funds, Personnel to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office is dedicating new personnel and funds to help fight Ohio's prescription drug abuse problem.


Cleveland-Area School Sued for Misrepresentation

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Cleveland-based Community of Faith Christian School alleging multiple violations of Ohio consumer law, including misrepresenting the degrees it offered to students.


Pension Funds to File Complaint Against BP in Securities Class-Action

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, acting in his capacity as counsel for lead plaintiffs for a class of pension plans and investors around the country, authorized the filing today in U.S. District Court in Houston of a consolidated class-action against British Petroleum (BP) and other defendants. The Complaint alleges that BP was wholly unprepared to prevent and deal with the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster.


Attorney General Mike DeWine Announces $26 Million Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Dayton Managed Care Firm

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a $26 million settlement with CareSource, a Dayton-based managed health care company, and its related corporate entities. The settlement resolves allegations that CareSource submitted false data and received reimbursements from Medicaid for health care services it did not provide.


Attorney General DeWine Warns of Tax Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to watch for e-mail messages and letters that claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service, but are actually scams designed to capture personal information.


Attorney General DeWine Gives Keynote About Crime Prevention

(CANTON) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine gave the keynote address this morning at the Stark County Law Enforcement breakfast in Canton.


Ashtabula County Tire Recycler Guilty of Unlicensed Operation

(ASHTABULA, Ohio) — Sanford Schroll and his company, American Scrap Tire Recyclers Inc. (ASTRI), pled guilty on Feb. 4 in Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas to one count of operating an unlicensed scrap tire collection facility.