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Attorney General DeWine Files Complaint Against The Bank of New York Mellon for Deceptive Foreign Currency Exchange Practices

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a lawsuit against The Bank of New York Mellon (“BNY Mellon”) for breach of contract, fraud, violations of the Ohio Deceptive Trade Practices Act and unjust enrichment on behalf of Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) and School Employees Retirement System (SERS).


Attorney General DeWine Files Complaint Against House of Hope Children’s Home

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a complaint against House of Hope Central Ohio in Crooksville. The organization serves children in difficult circumstances, but it is not properly licensed according to the complaint and, in 2011, a resident of the facility was charged with gross sexual battery and gross sexual imposition against a former resident.


Attorney General DeWine Files Complaint Against BP

(CLEVELAND) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit today in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on behalf of four of the state's pension systems – the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS), School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS) and the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) -- against BP and certain officers and directors and subsidiaries.


Attorney General DeWine Files Antitrust Complaint Against Two Rock Salt Producers

Attorney General Mike DeWine said today that he has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Cargill, Inc. and Morton Salt, Inc. alleging actions that resulted in above-market prices being paid by the Ohio Department of Transportation and other government entities around the State for rock salt, used to make wintry roads safer for travelers.


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 Convenes New Human Trafficking Commission

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today held the first meeting of the newly convened Human Trafficking Commission. DeWine had announced in May that the Commission would be formed and continue the work started by the Trafficking in Persons Study Commission, which was established by the Ohio General Assembly and had completed its statutory directives.


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 Cites Progress in Prescription Drug Abuse Battle During National Poison Prevention Week

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine promised to push forward with the fight against prescription drug abuse as National Poison Prevention Week began.  National Poison Prevention Week runs from March 19-23.


Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Personhood Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for a proposed constitutional amendment submitted by Personhood Ohio.

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