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Attorney General DeWine Sues Internet Layaway Business

Attorney General Mike DeWine filed suit today against Layaway Express and 123 Layaway for failing to deliver products consumers purchased on layaway and for failing to provide refunds to consumers.
 

9/19/2012

Attorney General DeWine Launches 2012 High School Video Scholarship Contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the start of the 2012 Take Action High School Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win college scholarships.
 

9/17/2012

Attorney General DeWine Offers Foster Youth Help With Credit Report Errors

Attorney General Mike DeWine recently sent letters to the state's public children services agencies offering help in meeting a new federal mandate requiring youth at least 16 years old and within the foster system to have their credit checked. The mandate also requires the clearance of any errors found on their credit report.

9/17/2012

Medical Equipment Provider Sentenced to Pay More Than $214,000

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a Westerville man accused of fraudulently billing Medicaid will have to repay approximately $214,000. 

9/13/2012

WANTED SEX OFFENDER: Larry "Shytown" Hyche

As part of his Crimes Against Children Initiative, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public's help locating a convicted rapist who is now accused of breaking another law.

9/13/2012

Attorney General DeWine Reminds Ohioans of New Program to Help Identity-Theft Victims at Columbus Fraud Forum

Attorney General Mike DeWine reminded Ohioans today at the Central Ohio Community Fraud Forum that he has launched a new program to assist victims of identity theft.

9/13/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Final Arrest in Telemarketing Land Scam Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the last suspect in a multi-state telemarketing ring is now in custody.

9/13/2012

Attorney General DeWine, ODJFS File Complaint Against Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp

Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) have filed a complaint against the Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp in Summerfield for operating a long-term residential facility for children without a state license. The complaint asks that the facility cease operations until proper certification is obtained.

9/12/2012

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
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