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Attorney General DeWine Praises House Passage of New Cyber Fraud Legislation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine praised today's passage by the Ohio House of Representatives of new legislation that will strengthen his ability to go after cyber fraud and assist in prosecutions. State Sen. Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park) sponsored SB 223 and Rep. Ross McGregor (R-Springfield) sponsored companion legislation.


Attorney General DeWine Praises Creation of Human Trafficking Task Force

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine praised today's signing by Gov. John Kasich of an executive order creating the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force to combat human trafficking in the state.


Attorney General DeWine Outraged over Children's Deaths in Ohio

At a press conference in Cincinnati on Oct. 27, Attorney General Mike DeWine, outraged at the recent death of two-year old DeMarcus Jackson, warned that any time decisions are made about putting a child back in his home, the safety of that child must always be the number one priority.  An advocate for children his entire career, DeWine cautioned everyone to follow the law, which makes clear that in issues of family reunification, the safety of the child comes first.  It was a law DeWine wrote when he was in the U.S. Senate in 1997.


Attorney General DeWine Opens 20th Annual Two Days in May Conference

Columbus –  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today opened the 20th annual Two Days in May Conference, bringing together the dedicated men and women who help victims of crime. This nationally recognized victim advocacy conference works to continually improve the services offered to crime victims and discover new ways to help. More than 1000 people are expected to attend.


Attorney General DeWine Officially Opens BCI Athens Office

Ohio Attorney General DeWine officially opened BCI’s new Athens office today. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Athens office will serve Southeastern Ohio counties with evidence intake, polygraphs, and other law enforcement services.


Attorney General DeWine Offering Cyberbullying 101 Prevention Classes

“Bullying is hurtful and can be extremely harmful to victims,” said Attorney General DeWine. “We continue to see and hear reports about bullying. These workshops are another way we are working to protect Ohio’s families.”


Attorney General DeWine Names Three to Ohio Consumers’ Counsel

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has made three appointments to the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel.


Attorney General DeWine Names Lynskey Consumer Protection Chief

"Sandy Lynskey has the right combination of experience and knowledge that are essential in fighting for the rights of Ohio consumers," said Attorney General DeWine. "I am pleased that she has agreed to take this important position spearheading the legal efforts of the state on behalf of the rights of Ohio consumers."


Attorney General DeWine Meets with Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Council to Work on Prevention and Policy Solutions

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Mike DeWine met today with the Ohio Attorney General's Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Council.  The group will advise the Attorney General on prevention strategies and policy solutions, provide a forum to examine Ohio's efforts to combat the problem of prescription drug abuse, and identify and develop working relationships.


Attorney General DeWine Marks National Consumer Protection Week with Focus on Fighting Scams and Criminal Prosecution

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine kicked off National Consumer Protection Week activities today, highlighting enhanced efforts to fight criminal scams and warning Ohioans about both the newest scams and the most frequently reported complaints. National Consumer Protection Week is March 6–12.

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