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DeWine Joins Attorneys General in Urging Congress to Raise Cap on Crime Victims Fund

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Attorneys General from 45 States, 4 Territories, and the District of Columbia in urging Congress to increase the Cap on the Crime Victims Fund. The request was made in a letter sent to the leaders of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, and Science.


BCI Begins Examining Evidence in U.S. Navy Veterans Association Case

Attorney General DeWine is also asking for the public’s help to determine the suspect’s real name.   Investigators believe “Bobby Thompson” is just one of several aliases the man used during his lifetime.


Attorney General Mike DeWine Warns Ohioans about Canada Day Scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to be vigilant in light of an increase in scams surrounding the upcoming Canada Day holiday season.


Attorney General DeWine Warns Older Ohioans About Job Opportunity Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) –   During Older Americans Month in May, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohio senior citizens to be cautious of job opportunity scams that could cost them thousands of dollars.


Attorney General DeWine Sues Cleveland-Area Foreclosure Rescue Company

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against K&R Marketing LLC, doing business as Fix My Mortgage Problem. The lawsuit charges the business and its owner with multiple violations of Ohio’s consumer laws, including failure to deliver.


Attorney General DeWine Sues California Investment-Software Business for Do Not Call Violations

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against California-based CTI Group LLC (CTI) for unfairly calling Ohio consumers who were on the National Do Not Call Registry and for violating Ohio’s consumer laws.


Attorney General DeWine Reaches Settlement with Owner of Air Duct Cleaning Businesses

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a settlement with Scott M. Loewenstine, owner of the Duct Doctor, Ltd., to resolve concerns that his Columbus-area duct cleaning operation violated Ohio consumer law. As a result of the negotiations, Loewenstine has paid more than $15,000 in consumer restitution. 

“We are pleased that Mr. Loewenstine has agreed to change his business practices and reimburse consumers,” Attorney General DeWine said. “This agreement provides restitution to past customers and will help protect future customers from unfair business practices.”


Attorney General DeWine Praises Unanimous Supreme Court Smoking Law Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine praised the unanimous Ohio Supreme Court ruling issued today that upheld both the constitutionality and the state’s enforcement of the citizen-initiated and voter-approved law restricting workplace smoking. Zeno’s bar in Columbus, which owes more than $40,000 as a repeat violator of the smoking ban, had challenged the law.


Attorney General DeWine Praises Sixth Circuit Decision Supporting Ohio EPA, Small Business

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine praised today’s ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Sierra Club v. Korleski, upholding Ohio’s Air Pollution Control Laws as they pertain to small businesses. 


Attorney General DeWine Looking for Info on PJG Enterprises

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today urged anyone who worked for PJG Enterprises or is familiar with the activities of the charities they represented, including The American Breast Cancer Federation and The American Veterans Federation,  or who may have received a call from the Girard-based PJG Enterprises to call his office's Charitable Law Section at 800-282-0515.

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