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Attorney General DeWine and Agencies Conduct Dayton-Area Prescription Drug Raid

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was on site today for a multi-jurisdictional search for evidence of possible prescription drug abuse, health care fraud, medical board violations, and money laundering at three locations in Clark and Montgomery Counties.

10/3/2011

Attorney General DeWine and 37 States Announce $40.75 Million Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Settlement

(Columbus, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with 37 other state attorneys general, announced today a $40.75 million settlement, pending court approval, with pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline, LLC (GSK) and SB Pharmco Puerto Rico, Inc. (SB Pharmco) to resolve concerns about their alleged substandard manufacturing processes.

6/23/2011

Attorney General DeWine Accepts Award from Columbus Urban League

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today accepted a 2011 Equal Opportunity Day Award from the Columbus Urban League. The award recognized the Attorney General's Office for 17 years of ongoing support for the Minority Crime Victim Assistance Program (MCVAP).

11/1/2011

Attorney General Asking For Public's Help Finding Wanted Sex Offender

Dawn Smith, 48, was convicted in Wood County, Ohio, of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a juvenile male in 2008.

6/4/2012

Attorney General Announces Sentence of Business Owner

Carolyn Quinnie, owner of 3 Ease Home Health Care, was found guilty of felony theft in April.  Today a judge also sentenced her to a suspended sentence of 15 months in jail, with five years of community control.  An investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Attorney General's Office found that the 57-year-old was billing Medicaid for wheelchair transports for individuals who did not need them.

5/23/2012

Attorney General Announces Convictions in Home Health Aide Background Check Investigation

Agents in the Health Care Fraud Division of the Ohio Attorney General's Office said Rose Radovanic, who pleaded guilty to a felony charge of theft by deception, hired the home health aides, despite their criminal convictions, because they signed up elderly family members or friends to become clients of the company

6/8/2012

Attorney General Announces Arrest of Wanted Sex Offender

On Tuesday, as part of Attorney General DeWine's Crimes Against Children Initiative, he and Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly asked for help finding Justin Lee Scott, a Sexually Oriented Offender who stopped registering his address with Clark County authorities in January.

5/23/2012

Attorney General and U.S. DEA Partner with Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio on Drug Take Back Day Billboard Campaign

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio today unveiled an electronic billboard PSA campaign to remind Ohioans to dispose of unused and expired medications on National Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 29, 2011.

10/17/2011

Attorney General and Auditor of State Issue Updated Ohio Sunshine Laws Manual

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost today announced the release of the revised and updated version of the Sunshine Laws Manual. This guide, published as a joint venture of both offices, is an open government resource regarding the state's open meetings and public records laws.

3/16/2012

Attorney General and Agencies Conduct Raid in Prescription Drug Fight

PORTSMOUTH – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was on site today for a multi-jurisdictional search for evidence of possible prescription drug abuse at an office at 602 Chillicothe Street in Portsmouth.

3/16/2011
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