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Attorney General DeWine Offers Five Tips to Avoid Scams While Shopping Online

As consumers shop online during Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging them to protect their personal information and avoid scams online.


Woman Indicted for Defrauding OPERS, Social Security of Nearly $1 Million

A Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted a Euclid woman on 28 counts related to alleged theft of public pension and social security benefits totaling almost $1 million dollars.


Attorney General DeWine Releases 2015 Economic Development Compliance Report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released his 2015 Report to the General Assembly on Compliance with State Awards for Economic Development. The report, which is required to be submitted by the Attorney General to the General Assembly pursuant to statute, analyzes compliance with the terms of economic development awards for recipients which had performance periods ending in calendar year 2014.


Attorney General DeWine Offers Holiday Shopping Tips

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today encouraged consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.


AG DeWine Announces Lawsuit Against California Loan Modification Company for Failure to Deliver

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a California company accused of failing to deliver promised mortgage loan modification services to Ohio consumers.


Door-to-Door Meat Seller Accused of Violating Ohio Consumer Protection Laws

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against US Beef Cincinnati LLC for misrepresenting its products and failing to notify consumers of their right to cancel.


Attorney General DeWine Announces $10.6 Million in Ohio Student Loans to be Forgiven as Part of Multistate Settlement with For-Profit College Provider

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine along with 39 other attorneys general today announced that the company behind Brown Mackie College, The Art Institutes, South University, Argosy University, and Stautzenberger College Education Corporation has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgive about $102.8 million in student loans nationwide, including over $10.6 million in Ohio.


Ohio Attorney General's Office Now Accepting National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest Entries

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is urging Ohio fifth graders and their teachers to take part in the 2016 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest. 


Ohio Woman Sentenced to 15 Years For Sexual Battery of a Juvenile

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that an Auglaize County woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on three charges of sexual battery.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison for Running Fraudulent Check Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a southern Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to repay $49,951 for using bad checks and falsified documents to steal cattle and vehicles in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.

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