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Ohioans Losing Money to Job Scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to be cautious of opportunities to make extra money this holiday season. Some job offers and work-from-home opportunities are scams.


Two Arrested as Part of “Operation Safety Net,” More Arrests Expected

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart announced today the arrests of two Dayton area residents suspected of creating and selling dozens of forged painkiller prescriptions for drugs such as Oxycodone, Percocet, and Vicodin.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Over $100,000 Reimbursement from Dealership

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a central Ohio used car dealership accused of failing to provide vehicle titles to buyers as required by law.


DeWine, 37 Attorneys General Urge FTC to Update Telemarketing Sales Rule to Protect Consumers

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today called upon the Federal Trade Commission to update the Telemarketing Sales Rule in order to reflect realities of today’s marketplace and better protect consumers from unscrupulous telemarketers.


Attorney General DeWine Encourages Consumers to Know Their Rights this Holiday Shopping Season

As shoppers prepare to take advantage of deals around Thanksgiving and into the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohioans to remember their consumer rights.


New Bureau of Criminal Investigation Lab Opens on the Campus of Bowling Green State University

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey today officially opened the new Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation crime lab located on the campus of Bowling Green State University.


Southwest Ohio Violent Crimes Task Force Successful in First Year of Operation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell, Woodlawn Police Chief Jeffrey Witte, Lockland Police Chief Jim Toles, and the FBI announced today the success of the Southwest Ohio Violent Crimes Task Force following its first year in operation. 


Attorney General DeWine, FTC, and Illinois AG Announce $22 Million Settlement with Credit Monitoring Service

The business that owns ScoreSense has agreed to change its business practices and pay $22 million to resolve claims that it deceptively marketed its online credit monitoring services, according to an agreement announced today by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, the Federal Trade Commission, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.


Former EMS Chief Sentenced to Prison

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the former chief of the Harrison Township Emergency Medical Services has been sentenced to prison for misspending hundreds of thousands of dollars of the nonprofit’s money during his tenure as chief.


Attorney General DeWine Warns of Social Media Scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohio consumers about scams that attract potential victims through social media.

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