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Attorney General DeWine Calls for Tougher Cyber Fraud Laws

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined members of the Ohio General Assembly in calling for the adoption of tougher laws dealing with cyber fraud.
 

9/15/2011

Attorney General DeWine Calls for Oversight of Internet Cafes, Gambling

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced he is recommending legislation to establish oversight of gaming that takes place at internet cafes and similar establishments. The proposal will address electronic games that look like slot machines, which can mislead players and cause confusion for law enforcement.

3/17/2011

Attorney General DeWine Awards Missing in America Project $6,000 Veterans Charity Grant

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today awarded a $6,000 veterans charity grant to the Missing in America Project. The grant was funded by proceeds recovered in the investigation of the U.S. Navy Veterans Association, a fraudulent charity scam which solicited donations intended to benefit veterans.

12/7/2011

Attorney General DeWine Awards $3.5 Million in Drug Use Prevention Grants

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that 201 local law enforcement agencies across the state will receive $3.5 million in funding for drug use prevention programs through the Attorney General’s Drug Use Prevention Grant.   

6/27/2011

Attorney General DeWine Authorizes Action to Challenge Constitutionality of Health Care Law

"Our Constitution provides for a federal government of significant, but defined and limited powers," DeWine said.  "By ignoring the constitutional limits on federal power, the healthcare law tramples on the rights of Ohio's citizens.  We need to defend the checks and balances that our Constitution creates through its divisions of power and protect the people of Ohio from this huge federal overreach."

1/10/2011

Attorney General DeWine Asks Ohioans to Register for Blue Alerts

Similar to an AMBER Alert, which notifies the public of a kidnapped child, a Blue Alert will rapidly broadcast information to the public advising them of an at-large suspect who has killed, seriously injured, or kidnapped an Ohio peace officer. 

6/29/2012

Attorney General DeWine Asks Ohioans to Join in Fight Against Human Trafficking

Attorney General Mike DeWine recognized Human Trafficking Awareness Day today by calling on Ohioans to report any information they might have about human trafficking to BCI by calling 1-855-BCI-OHIO (224-6446).

1/12/2012

Attorney General DeWine Asks for Public's Help to Identify Suspect in Morgan County Burglary Case

Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a Morgan County burglary case. The Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) is assisting the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office in the case, where the suspect has been caught on videotape.

12/16/2011

Attorney General DeWine Asks for Help in Finding Suspected Killer Wanted for Murdering Mahoning County Victim This Morning

Attorney General Mike DeWine and Canfield Police Chief Charles Colucci are asking for help in finding suspected killer Robert P. McLaughlin, who is wanted for aggravated murder in the shooting death of 40 year-old Stacey L. Sutera in Canfield (Mahoning County) this morning.

2/8/2012

Attorney General DeWine Applauds Signing of Cyber Fraud, Blue Alert Laws

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today applauded the signing of two key legislative initiatives. Governor Kasich signed SB 223 and SB 258 at Statehouse ceremony this morning.

3/9/2012
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