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Ohioans: Watch for Tax Identity Theft

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to watch for signs of tax identity theft after receiving dozens of complaints involving potential tax fraud.


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Joins in Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

(COLUMBUS) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joins today in raising concerns for elder safety as June 15 is recognized as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Legislation to recognize the day on a state level is pending in Ohio.


Ohio Attorney General DeWine Announces Sentencing of Cincinnati-area Dentist in Medicaid Fraud Case

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Dr. Jeffrey Glenn, of Cincinnati, has been sentenced to five years of community control and ordered to pay restitution of $225,000, after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated theft, a third-degree felony.


Civil Rights Commission Reaches Housing Settlement with Cleveland Apartment Operators

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the settlement of a discrimination claim against the developers, designers, owners, and builders of Stonebridge Waterfront Apartments, Stonebridge Towers and Stonebridge Plaza (collectively, Stonebridge properties) located in Cleveland, Ohio.  The settlement agreement substantially increases the availability of accessible housing opportunities in downtown Cleveland for persons with mobility limitations.


Attorney General DeWine Wants Sexual Assault Kit Testing Commission to Create Ohio Guide

Columbus – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today convened a meeting of the Ohio Sexual Assault Kit Testing Commission to work toward creating an Ohio Model Sexual Assault Kit Testing Guide.


Attorney General DeWine Encourages Charitable Donor Vigilance after IRS Revokes Tax-Exempt Status of Thousands of Non-Profits

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohio charitable donors to adequately educate themselves before making donations after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) automatically revoked the federal tax-exempt status of over 10,000 Ohio non-profits.


Attorney General DeWine Creates New Advisory Group and Leads Effort to Take Guns Out of the Hands of Violent Criminals

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) Today Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine pledged to focus efforts on removing guns from violent repeat criminals.  He announced the formation of a new Ohio Attorney General Gun Crime Advisory Group.


Attorney General DeWine Completes “Fracking” Inquiry

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has completed an inquiry into certain tactics used to convince Ohio landowners in the Yellow Springs area to sign leases for oil and gas industry rights.


Attorney General DeWine Awards $3.5 Million in Drug Use Prevention Grants

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that 201 local law enforcement agencies across the state will receive $3.5 million in funding for drug use prevention programs through the Attorney General’s Drug Use Prevention Grant.   


Attorney General DeWine Announces Charitable Fundraiser Will Discontinue Ohio Solicitations after Misleading Donors

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a Tennessee company which raised funds in Ohio on behalf of several charities has agreed to discontinue solicitations in Ohio for at least five years.

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