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Attorney General DeWine Announces Fugitive Safe Surrender Event in Richland County

(MANSFIELD, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the Fugitive Safe Surrender program will expand to Richland County this October. DeWine made his announcement at Oasis of Love Church in Mansfield, where the event will be held from October 5th through 8th.

8/2/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces Formation of Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Members of the task force began investigating the Chillicothe residents when a woman reported to authorities that the suspects brought her to Columbus under false pretenses and forced her to have sex with more than a dozen men over a period of several days.  

8/2/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Foreclosure Rescue Actions

Actions taken against American Equity Group and American Residential Law Group.

8/18/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces Debt Collection Program for Local Governments

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a new program to help local governments collect debt owed to them. The Local Government Collections Services Program will allow the Attorney General to collect debt on behalf of local governments.

1/24/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Dayton-Area Pill Mill Doctor Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson today announced that Dr. Han M. Yang has been sentenced to three years in prison for crimes related to running two “pill mills” in Dayton and New Carlisle.

1/31/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Court's Decision in Doctor's License Revocation

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the permanent revocation of Douglas B. Karel's Ohio medical license was affirmed Friday by Judge Richard Sheward of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. The State Medical Board approved in July of last year a hearing officer's proposed order that Karel's license should be revoked because of his "conduct in repeatedly making large amounts of narcotics and other controlled substances available to patients with relatively little examination or scrutiny…."

1/23/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction of Nursing Supervisor

Kathy Schwaben pleaded no contest and was found guilty of one count of Attempted Patient Neglect. 

6/19/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction in Medicaid Billing Fraud

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine said that Alicia K. Mahone, of Cleveland, was convicted on Wednesday for billing for home health care not provided in the amount of $20,000. Mahone regularly submitted bills, from April to December 2010, to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services claiming to have provided 35 hours of patient care to a Medicaid recipient, while only having provided 15 hours.

3/15/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction in $70,000 Cleveland Medicaid Fraud Case

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Caroline Quinnie, owner of 3 Ease Home Health Care, was found guilty of a fourth-degree felony charge of Theft today, following a trial that began Tuesday. She is the owner of 3 Ease Home Health Care ambulette company and improperly billed Medicaid for $70,000.

2/17/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Consumers Will Receive $75,000 in Pinnacle Security Settlement

In a settlement announced today by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Utah-based Pinnacle Security has agreed to pay more than $75,000 in restitution to 169 Ohio consumers and additional restitution to consumers who file eligible complaints with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office within the next 60 days.

12/13/2011
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