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Attorney General DeWine Seeks Restitution from Online Gun Accessory Seller

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against the operator of Storm Lake Tactical, an online seller of gun-related products and accessories. The lawsuit accuses the Westlake-based business of failing to deliver products to consumers.


State of Ohio Reaches $1.5 Million Settlement with Buckeye Silicon for Unpaid Loans

The Ohio Development Services Agency (DSA), the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority (OAQDA), and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office today announced that the three agencies have reached a $1.5 million settlement with a Toledo manufacturing company for unpaid loans. The settlement resolves collections actions against Buckeye Silicon for loans owed to DSA and OAQDA.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Consumer Restitution from Loan Modification Service

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Home Remedy Center of Newport Beach, California, for failure to deliver and failure to provide refunds for its home loan modification service. Attorney General DeWine seeks consumer restitution, injunctive relief, and civil penalties.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Indictment of Booster Club President

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a third individual has now been indicted in connection with the improper use of more than $200,000 in scholarship funding meant for student athletes graduating from Mansfield Senior High School.


Sweetheart Scam Complaints on the Rise

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that more consumers are reporting “sweetheart” or “romance” scams — costly ploys where con artists develop relationships with their victims, usually online, to convince them to send money.


Summary Language Rejected for Election-Related Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today rejected the petition for the proposed “Ohio Voters Bill of Rights” because the summary of the petition was not “a fair and truthful statement of the measure to be referred.”


Additional Indictments Issued Against Peter Beck, Co-Conspirators

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph T. Deters today announced that additional indictments have been issued against State Representative and Certified Public Accountant Peter A. Beck and several co-conspirators in connection with their activities involving Ohio software company Christopher Technologies, LLC, or CTech.


Car Dealership Accused of Advertising Violations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Monroe Dodge-Chrysler, Inc., which does business as Monroe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Superstore, of Monroe, Michigan. The Attorney General’s lawsuit accuses the dealership of using deceptive advertisements.


Former Pharmacist Sentenced to Pay More Than $300,000, Serve Two Years in Prison

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Steven Dettelbach announced today that a former Ohio pharmacist has been ordered to pay more than $300,000 for illegally filling prescriptions at a Salem, Ohio, pharmacy for more than two years.


Man Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay More Than $100,000 for OPERS Theft

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, and Ohio Public Employees Retirement System General Counsel Julie Emch Becker announced today that an Arizona man was ordered to repay the state of Ohio more than $100,000 he stole by using the identity of his deceased mother over a period of approximately 23 years.

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