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Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers to Watch for Mother's Day Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warns consumers to beware of potential online scams seeking to take advantage of Mother's Day.

5/6/2011

Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers to Protect Personal Information

“Protecting personal information is an important part of keeping Ohio families safe from financial fraud,” said Attorney General Mike DeWine. “As consumers share more data online, taking the time to consider using strong privacy and security settings can help Ohioans better protect their most personal information.”

1/28/2011

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Tsunami Scams

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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to watch for charitable giving scams as they prepare to help fund rescue efforts related to the Japan tsunami.

3/11/2011

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.

6/14/2011

Attorney General DeWine Visits Bowling Green Campus and Toledo Hollywood Casino

(TOLEDO, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today traveled to Northwest Ohio, making stops in Bowling Green and Toledo.

In Bowling Green, Attorney General DeWine met with Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey to discuss plans for a new state-of-the-art Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) lab to be located on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

4/3/2012

Attorney General DeWine Visits Badges for Baseball Session in Zanesville

(ZANESVILLE, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine visited a session of Badges for Baseball in Zanesville today, praising the efforts of the local organizers and participants. Last April, Attorney General DeWine and Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. announced that the program for youth 10-14 would be starting in Ohio in Zanesville, Canton, and Youngstown.

6/19/2012

Attorney General DeWine Urges Parents to Help Prevent Abductions and Kidnappings

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is calling on parents and guardians to prepare and protect their children against possible abduction or kidnapping. DeWine issued his warning after a Butler County girl was the victim of an attempted abduction.

1/12/2012

Attorney General DeWine Urges Ohioans to Join in National Child Abuse Prevention Month

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine today urged Ohioans to learn more about the physical and emotional abuse of children and how to prevent abuse as National Child Abuse Prevention Month gets under way.

4/2/2012

Attorney General DeWine Urges Ohioans to Drop Off Medicines on Drug Take Back Day

(COLUMBUS) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine urged Ohioans to take the opportunity to properly dispose of unused prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

4/29/2011

Attorney General DeWine Urges Ohioans to Check Computers for Possible Infection from International Fraud Scheme

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans that if their computers are infected with a certain kind of malware, they may not be able to connect to the Internet as of July 9, 2012. Temporary servers, set up to give those with computers infected in an international "click-fraud" scheme time to repair their systems, are scheduled to be turned off on Monday.

"These servers have been running for several months but are set to shut down soon," said Attorney General DeWine. "Please check your computer to see if you were affected by this international scam."

7/6/2012
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