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For Statehood Day, Attorney General DeWine Reminds Schools about Ohio Government Videos

In recognition of Ohio Statehood Day (March 1), Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today reminded government classes about a series of five educational videos the Ohio Attorney General’s Office developed for students. The videos cover topics including the history of Ohio’s two constitutions, the different branches of Ohio government, and communicating with elected officials.


Ohio Woman Indicted for Scamming Multiple People, Including Elderly Individuals

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Monroe County Prosecutor James L. Peters today announced that a Monroe County woman has been indicted for allegedly stealing over $700,000 from elderly people and other individuals in eastern Ohio and West Virginia.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Settlement to Recover Misused Charitable Funds

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a settlement with a former clergyman who previously lived in Steubenville and who was accused of creating and using a charity primarily to pay for personal expenses.


Ohio Man Charged with Grand Theft, Unlawful Securities Practices

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Commerce - Division of Securities announced today that a New Philadelphia man has been indicted on 31 felony charges related to the fraudulent sale of securities in Tuscarawas County. 


Ohio Man Indicted on 34 Charges Related to Alleged Sexual Assault of Juvenile

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Madison County Sheriff James Sabin announced today the arrest of a Madison County man accused of sexually assaulting a child over a period of several years. 


Husband, Wife Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Thousands from Elderly Victim

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Clark County Prosecutor D. Andrew Wilson announced today that a husband and wife are now facing charges after an investigation uncovered the alleged theft of thousands of dollars from an elderly Ohioan.


Ohio Joint Study Committee on Drug Use Prevention Education Issues Recommendations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, House Speaker Clifford Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), and Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) today released the Ohio Joint Study Committee on Drug Use Prevention Education's list of recommendations on options for implementing age-appropriate substance abuse education in schools across all grade levels.


Attorney General DeWine Warns of Romance Scams on Facebook, Dating Websites

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans that his office has received several recent reports of romance scams that started on Facebook or dating websites.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Consumer Restitution from Home Contractor Accused of Failing to Deliver

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against a Jeffersonville man accused of failing to deliver promised home improvement services to consumers in Fayette County and Clinton County.


Cincinnati-Area Man Sentenced to Prison for Roofing Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a Cincinnati-area man has been sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay $104,000 in restitution for running a roofing scam that affected dozens of consumers in southwest Ohio.

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