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Columbus Man Indicted for Running Video Game Console Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien announced today the indictment of a Columbus man who allegedly ran a video game console scam on Craigslist. The indictments were the result of a collaborative investigation by the Worthington Police Department and the Attorney General's Economic Crimes Division.


Cleveland-Area School Sued for Misrepresentation

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Cleveland-based Community of Faith Christian School alleging multiple violations of Ohio consumer law, including misrepresenting the degrees it offered to students.


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.


Cincinnati Police Department and Mount Healthy Police Chief Earn Awards at 2011 Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference

The Central Vice Control Section of the Cincinnati Police Department received a Distinguished Law Enforcement Valor Award. Chief Albert P. Schaefer of the Mount Healthy Police Department received the Mark Losey Distinguished Law Enforcement Service Award.


Wanted Sex Offender: Charles Poole

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a convicted sex offender wanted on an outstanding warrant in Mahoning County.


Central Ohio Used Car Dealer Sued for Consumer Protection Violations

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a lawsuit against Glory Auto Sales for multiple violations of Ohio consumer law.


U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio Murder Case

The United States Supreme Court agreed this morning to hear an Ohio murder case.  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is seeking review of a lower court’s decision to delay all legal proceedings for Sean Carter, who was convicted for the rape and murder of his adoptive grandmother, Veader Prince.


Businessman Sentenced in Toledo Environmental Records Tampering Case

Greg Kuch, of Findlay, owner and operator of State Tank and Remediation, Inc., was sentenced in Lucas County Common Pleas Court today to pay $10,000 in restitution, perform 100 hours of community service and serve four years of community control after being convicted on one count of tampering with records.


Pension Funds to File Complaint Against BP in Securities Class-Action

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, acting in his capacity as counsel for lead plaintiffs for a class of pension plans and investors around the country, authorized the filing today in U.S. District Court in Houston of a consolidated class-action against British Petroleum (BP) and other defendants. The Complaint alleges that BP was wholly unprepared to prevent and deal with the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster.


Blue Alert Law Goes Into Effect Today; Attorney General DeWine Reminds Ohioans How to Get Information

The law creating an Ohio Blue Alert system officially went into effect today. Similar to an AMBER Alert, a Blue Alert will rapidly broadcast information to the public advising them of an at-large suspect who has killed, seriously injured, or kidnapped an Ohio peace officer.

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