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Attorney General DeWine Supports New Bill to Help Victims of Elder Abuse

(CLEVELAND) – On the first annual Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Ohio, Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) to officially announce a bill that could significantly help victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation.

If passed, the Ohio Elder Justice Act, sponsored by Dovilla, will update current law to improve the response to elder abuse victims by strengthening Adult Protective Services in Ohio.  Dovilla worked closely with Attorney General DeWine's Elder Abuse Commission to draft the proposed legislation.

6/15/2012

Attorney General DeWine Supports Legislation for Oversight of Gaming at Internet Cafes

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced his support for legislation introduced today by State Representatives Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) and Nan Baker (R-Westlake) to establish oversight of gaming that takes place at internet cafes and similar establishments. The bill addresses electronic games that look like slot machines, which can mislead players and cause confusion for law enforcement.

4/8/2011

Attorney General DeWine Supports Expansion of Driving Angels Driving Program in Hamilton County

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today attended an event in Sycamore Township (Hamilton County) announcing that the Driving Angels program, which has been offered in Western Hamilton County since 2009, will now be offered in Eastern Hamilton County as well.

11/4/2011

Attorney General DeWine Sues Utah-based Home Security System Company

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today a lawsuit against Platinum Protection, a home-security company. The lawsuit follows dozens of consumer complaints filed with the Attorney General’s Office against the company for alleged misrepresentation of the cost of system installation, the cost of monthly monitoring, and the duration of the monitoring contract, among other complaints. Consumer losses range from $40 to $2,200.

6/7/2012

Attorney General DeWine Sues Used Car Seller for Consumer Law Violations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Columbus-based Golden Rod Auto, Golden Rod Wholesale, and the businesses’ owner for multiple violations of Ohio consumer law, including failure to deliver and violating a previous agreement with the Attorney General.

12/16/2011

Attorney General DeWine Sues Swimming Pool Installation and Repair Company for Consumer Law Violations

Attorney General DeWine Sues Swimming Pool Installation and Repair Company for Consumer Law Violations.

4/9/2012

Attorney General DeWine Sues Roofing Company for Failure to Deliver

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Hamilton-based roofing company Salyers Complete Contracting LLC for multiple violations of Ohio consumer law, including failure to deliver.

2/17/2012

Attorney General DeWine Sues Regency Windows for Failure to Deliver

(AKRON, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Regency Windows Corporation for violating Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act by failing to deliver promised services. The Twinsburg-based window seller abruptly closed its doors in January, leaving many consumers with unfulfilled contracts.
 
“Our primary goal is to help consumers get their money back,” Attorney General DeWine said. “Regency Windows knew it was in trouble financially, but it continued to enter into contracts just weeks and even days before it closed. Consumers lost a lot of money and are upset for good reason.”

6/8/2012

Attorney General DeWine Sues Paving Company for Consumer Law Violations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against the individuals who operated paving company C & C Construction for multiple violations of Ohio's consumer laws.

1/23/2012

Attorney General DeWine Sues Owner of Southwest Ohio Computer Repair Shop

(MASON, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit today against Ronald Denicola Jr., doing business as JR Computer Outlet, a computer repair and sales store with a physical location and a website. The lawsuit is a result of multiple consumer complaints regarding the company failing to provide services that were paid for, not giving proper estimates, and not disclosing its refund policy. The Attorney General's lawsuit alleges multiple violations of Ohio's consumer laws.

6/21/2012
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