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Attorney General DeWine Launches New Program to Help Identity-Theft Victims

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a new statewide program designed to help victims of identity theft repair damage to their credit reports and rectify other problems associated with identity theft. 

9/11/2012

Pill Mill Owner Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felony Charges

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn, Ohio Board of Pharmacy Director Kyle Parker, and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini announced today the conviction of the owner and operator of an illicit "pill mill" whose improperly prescribed pharmaceuticals are believed to have contributed to the massive rise in overdoses and overdose deaths in Ohio.

9/7/2012

Attorney General DeWine, Salvation Army in Central Ohio Announce Combined Effort to Combat Human Trafficking

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Salvation Army in Central Ohio Director of Professional and Community Services Michelle Hannan announced today the formation of a new partnership to combat human trafficking in the Columbus region.

9/7/2012

Attorney General DeWine Thanks Public for Tips Leading to Arrest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is thanking the public today for helping authorities locate a convicted sex offender who failed to register his correct address.

9/5/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Three Appointments to the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Advisory Board

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has made three appointments to the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Advisory Board.   The Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Advisory Board is a bipartisan board made up of nine members; three each representing residential consumers, organized labor and family farmers.

9/5/2012

WANTED SEX OFFENDER: Tyonne Hosey

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public’s help locating a convicted rapist who failed to register his address in July. 

9/5/2012

Attorney General DeWine Statement on Decision to Appeal Obama for America v. Husted Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced he will appeal the ruling for a preliminary injunction issued today by United States District Judge Peter Economus in Obama for America v. Husted.

8/31/2012

Attorney General DeWine Warns Ohioans of Traveling Scam Artists

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today is warning Ohioans to watch for traveling scam artists offering roof repair, driveway paving and sealing, and tree trimming.

8/31/2012

Attorney General DeWine, 36 Attorneys General Reach $181 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company

In the largest multi-state consumer protection settlement with a pharmaceutical company, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he and 36 other attorneys general reached a record $181 million settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. Attorney General DeWine alleges that Janssen improperly marketed the antipsychotic drugs Risperdal, Risperdal Consta, Risperdal M-Tab, and Invega.

8/30/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins in Securing $69 Million Agreement with Three Major U.S. Publishers over E-Book Price-Fixing Allegations

Attorney General Mike DeWine along with 54 attorneys general in other states and U.S. territories announced on Aug. 29 that they have reached an antitrust settlement with three of the largest book publishers in the United States. Hachette Book Group (USA), HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C., and Simon & Schuster Inc. have agreed to pay a total of more than $69 million to consumers to resolve antitrust claims of an alleged unlawful conspiracy to fix the prices of electronic books (E-books). Approximately $2 million of the settlement will be allotted to Ohio consumers. The publishers have also agreed to change the way they price E-books going forward.

8/29/2012
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