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Program to Collect Repayments from Unemployment Compensation Fraud

Today, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced they will be cracking down on Ohioans who fraudulently receive unemployment benefits by withholding the federal income tax refunds of those who fail to repay what they owe.


Owners of Pain Clinics in Dayton and Scioto County Indicted for Illegal Distribution of Prescription Drugs

The indictment alleges that from November 2009 until November 2010 Callihan, who has no formal medical training, served as the primary owner and controlled the day-to-day operations of the clinics. Stegawski, who received a medical degree from Warsaw Medical School in Warsaw, Poland in 1977 allegedly represented himself as a chronic pain management doctor at Eastside Medical Specialist, Lucasville Medical Specialist and at an unnamed clinic located in Southpoint, Ohio.


Ohioans: Watch for Tax Identity Theft

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to watch for signs of tax identity theft after receiving dozens of complaints involving potential tax fraud.


Ohioans Turned in More Than Nine Tons of Prescription Drugs on Drug Take Back Day

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohioans turned in more than 9 tons of prescription drugs during this past weekend’s Drug Take Back Day events. The 18,672 total pounds turned in was over 4,000 pounds greater that the amount turned in during the fall 2010 Drug Take Back Day.


Ohioans Report Losing $2 Million to Sweepstakes Scams in 2011

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to be on the lookout for sweepstakes scams. In 2011, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section logged nearly 1,500 complaints about sweepstakes and prizes that reportedly cost Ohioans about $2 million in losses.


Ohio to Receive $2.6 Million in Record Pharmaceutical Settlement

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine along with 37 other attorneys general today announced a record $68.5 million dollar settlement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP and AstraZeneca LP (collectively "AstraZeneca") to resolve concerns about its off-label marketing of the antipsychotic drug Seroquel.


Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Major Tort Reform Provision

The Ohio Supreme Court upheld a state law requiring courts to “bifurcate” tort lawsuits into separate proceedings.  The General Assembly enacted this provision in 2005 to restore balance, fairness, and predictability in Ohio’s civil justice system.


Ohio Part of Agreement with UBS to Recoup Overpayments for Bond Products

(Columbus, OH) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that eligible Ohio agencies, municipalities and others will be able to seek recovery of funds for overpayments for bond products in a joint settlement with several states and UBS. The overall $90.8 million settlement stems from investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Internal Revenue Service, and states.


Ohio Part of $92 Million Multistate Settlement with JP Morgan Chase Over Anticompetitive Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme

(Columbus, OH)–Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio is part of a $92 million multistate settlement with JP Morgan Chase & Co. in an ongoing nationwide investigation of alleged anticompetitive and fraudulent conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry.


Ohio Law Enforcement Officers Join Attorney General Mike DeWine for 25th Annual Ohio Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony

(LONDON, Ohio) –  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy joined law enforcement officers from throughout the state today to honor six Ohio peace officers who died in the line of duty in 2011.

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