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Attorney General DeWine Marks National Consumer Protection Week with Focus on Fighting Scams and Criminal Prosecution

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine kicked off National Consumer Protection Week activities today, highlighting enhanced efforts to fight criminal scams and warning Ohioans about both the newest scams and the most frequently reported complaints. National Consumer Protection Week is March 6–12.

3/3/2011

Attorney General DeWine Makes Statement on Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

"There is a victory in this case.  The Supreme Court did not expand the powers under the Commerce Clause."

6/28/2012

Attorney General DeWine Looking for Info on PJG Enterprises

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today urged anyone who worked for PJG Enterprises or is familiar with the activities of the charities they represented, including The American Breast Cancer Federation and The American Veterans Federation,  or who may have received a call from the Girard-based PJG Enterprises to call his office's Charitable Law Section at 800-282-0515.

5/18/2012

Attorney General DeWine Launches 2011 High School Video Contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the start of the 2011 Take Action High School Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win scholarship prizes by submitting videos on Internet safety.

9/15/2011

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.

8/30/2011

Attorney General DeWine Joins States in Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple and Major Book Publishers

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has joined with 15 state attorneys general in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc., and three major publishers alleging antitrust violations in the market for electronic books. (e-books) The lawsuit says Apple and publishers Simon & Shuster, Penguin and Macmillan conspired to change the way e-books are priced, costing consumers more than $100 million in overcharges.

4/11/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Prosecutor Mason to Announce Internet Café Indictments

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason today to announce indictments involving alleged illegal activity at  internet caf├ęs in the Cleveland area. 

5/30/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Mandate Violating Religious Liberty

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, attorneys general from six other states, religious organizations, and individual citizens today filed a lawsuit challenging the new federal government mandate that requires religious organizations to provide insurance products and services that violate their religious beliefs.

2/23/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Colleagues to Question Backpage.com 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 Backpage.com  is making efforts to remove advertising for sex trafficking, especially ads that could involve minors.

8/31/2011

Attorney General DeWine Joins Call for Congress to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Attorney General Mike DeWine joined 52 of his fellow state and territorial Attorneys General in calling on the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and ensure that vital programs working to keep women and families safe from violence and abuse continue uninterrupted.

1/11/2012
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