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Attorney General DeWine, FTC Announce Orders to Shut Down Tech Support Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Federal Trade Commission today announced that the operators of a nationwide computer repair scam have been banned from the tech support business as part of settlements with the FTC and Ohio Attorney General.

1/29/2018

Attorney General DeWine Releases Human Trafficking Report; Highlights Identifying At-Risk Youth

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a year-long effort by his office had identified 146 youth at risk of being trafficked in 2017 and provided that information to 13 local law enforcement agencies in the state. The announcement was coordinated with the release of the Ohio Attorney General's Human Trafficking Commission Annual Report and was made at today's meeting of the Ohio Attorney General's Human Trafficking Commission.

1/29/2018

Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Issues Report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has issued its final report, which includes a model policy for use by law enforcement.

1/26/2018

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing from Elderly Ohio Man in Internet Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ross County Prosecutor Matthew S. Schmidt today announced that a Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for stealing $17,000 from an elderly Ross County man in an internet scam.

1/25/2018

Attorney General DeWine Files Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Cleveland-Area Fence Installer

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against the operators of Budget 1 Fence for unfair and deceptive sales practices.

1/24/2018

Grand Jury Indicts Man in 26-Year-Old Noble County Murder Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a Washington County man has been charged with killing a woman nearly 26 years ago.

1/23/2018

Victim Service Providers Focus on Best Practices to Address the Impact of Addiction on Ohio Families

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine brought together hundreds of people who help victims in Ohio to empower them with the latest research, best practices, and strategies for navigating the impact of addiction on children and families. 

1/16/2018

Attorney General DeWine Announces Top Consumer Complaints of 2017

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the top consumer complaints his office received in 2017, when more than 22,000 complaints were filed.

1/12/2018

Meigs County Man Indicted on Rape Charges Against a Child

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a Meigs County man has been charged with raping a seven-year-old female relative.

1/11/2018

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Sweepstakes and Lottery Scams as Jackpots Rise

As the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots rise, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of phony calls and letters saying they’ve won millions of dollars. The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received several reports of the scams this week.

1/5/2018
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