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Twenty-Four Charged with Conspiracy for Running a Counterfeit Business Check Scheme

A federal grand jury in Columbus has indicted 24 people, alleging that they conspired to obtain copies of legitimate business checks, counterfeited them, deposited the counterfeit checks in various bank accounts, then withdrew the money at banks and ATMs and split the proceeds.


Statement from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Health Care Ruling

Statement of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on the ruling today in the U.S. District Court, Eleventh Circuit on the Constitutionality of the federal health care law. It may be attributed, all or in part, to Attorney General DeWine.


DeWine Joins Great Lakes Attorneys General in Coalition to Combat Invasive Species

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced efforts by Great Lakes attorneys general to expand their coalition to combat invasive species. DeWine joined attorneys general from New York, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin in sending a letter to 27 other states asking them join in demanding immediate action by federal authorities to develop a permanent barrier halting the spread of and damage caused by aquatic invasive species.


Attorney General Rejects H.B. 194 Referendum Summary Language

COLUMBUS – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today sent letters to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and the committee representing the petitioners rejecting the summary language for the proposed referendum on the election reform bill, Am. Sub. H.B. 194.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Training Input from Campus Security Officials

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he is asking participants of the fifth annual Summit on Ohio Campus Safety and Security to offer suggestions within the next 30 days on the types of training they would like to see offered at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).


Attorney General DeWine Rejects Petition for Ohio Alternative Treatment Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today rejected the petition for the proposed Ohio Alternative Treatment Amendment because the petitioners did not submit the minimum valid signatures required.


Attorney General DeWine Joins with Other Agencies to Host the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

More than 150 Ohio judges and other professionals are participating in the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence: Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases August 29 and 30. The event is hosted by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office, the Supreme Court of Ohio, and the Ohio Association of Probate Judges.


Attorney General DeWine Joins Colleagues to Question About Efforts to Remove Sex Trafficking Advertising

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined 46 other state attorneys general today in sending a letter calling for information about how  is making efforts to remove advertising for sex trafficking, especially ads that could involve minors.


Attorney General DeWine Issues Certification of HB 194 Referendum Summary

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today issued certification of the summary language for the referendum seeking the repeal of HB 194. The certification was issued today in a letter sent to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.


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.

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