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Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction of Nursing Supervisor

Kathy Schwaben pleaded no contest and was found guilty of one count of Attempted Patient Neglect. 

6/19/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction in Medicaid Billing Fraud

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine said that Alicia K. Mahone, of Cleveland, was convicted on Wednesday for billing for home health care not provided in the amount of $20,000. Mahone regularly submitted bills, from April to December 2010, to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services claiming to have provided 35 hours of patient care to a Medicaid recipient, while only having provided 15 hours.

3/15/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Conviction in $70,000 Cleveland Medicaid Fraud Case

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Caroline Quinnie, owner of 3 Ease Home Health Care, was found guilty of a fourth-degree felony charge of Theft today, following a trial that began Tuesday. She is the owner of 3 Ease Home Health Care ambulette company and improperly billed Medicaid for $70,000.

2/17/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Consumers Will Receive $75,000 in Pinnacle Security Settlement

In a settlement announced today by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Utah-based Pinnacle Security has agreed to pay more than $75,000 in restitution to 169 Ohio consumers and additional restitution to consumers who file eligible complaints with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office within the next 60 days.

12/13/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces Community Fraud Forums as Cyber Fraud Legislation Takes Effect

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office is hosting regional community fraud forums this summer to discuss how Ohioans can work together to fight fraud. The announcement comes on the same day that Ohio's new cyber fraud law takes effect. The law gives the Attorney General new tools to help local prosecutors fight economic crimes.
 
"We are committed to working collaboratively with local communities to protect Ohio families," DeWine said. "The forums are an opportunity to have meaningful conversations about how best to work together. We appreciate the new tools the legislature has given us to better help local prosecutors, and now we have to determine how to put those and other tools to good use."

6/8/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Charitable Fundraiser Will Discontinue Ohio Solicitations after Misleading Donors

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a Tennessee company which raised funds in Ohio on behalf of several charities has agreed to discontinue solicitations in Ohio for at least five years.

6/22/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces BCI Office Opening in Athens

ATHENS – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a new regional office of the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI) will open in Athens to help better serve law enforcement in Southeast Ohio counties.

"I am pleased that we will be able to better serve local law enforcement and county prosecutors in Southeast Ohio by opening a regional BCI office in Athens," said Attorney General DeWine. "Having an office in Athens will make it easier for law enforcement to deliver evidence to be processed by our lab and also to give them access to full-time polygraph services."

5/13/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces Arrest of Sexual Predator on New Child Pornography Charges

The arrest happened in Portage County this afternoon after agents with the Attorney General's Crimes Against Children Task Force said they found evidence the man was downloading and sharing child pornography.

7/3/2012

Attorney General DeWine Announces Akron Gas Station Ordered to Pay Civil Penalties for Air Pollution

A Summit County Judge has ordered the operators of an Akron gas station to pay civil penalties and attorneys' fees totaling of $44,096 for years of noncompliance with Ohio's air pollution laws, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today.

6/14/2011

Attorney General DeWine Announces AIG $725 Million Settlement Approval, Clearing Way for Ohio Shareholders to Recover Money

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced U.S. District Court Judge Deborah A. Batts has approved a $725 million securities class action settlement against American International Group, Inc (AIG) and certain individual directors and officers, which clears the way for three Ohio pension funds and countless Ohio shareholders to recover money.

1/31/2012
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