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Attorney General DeWine Sues 'Buy-Here-Pay-Here' Used Car Dealers, Issues Consumer Warning

(RAVENNA, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced lawsuits against Keep It Moving Auto of Cleveland and Auto Finance/Auto Finance South of Columbus. The lawsuits charge the dealerships and their owners with multiple violations of Ohio’s consumer laws.


Attorney General DeWine Sues Basement Remodeling Business for Consumer Law Violations

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Webb Contracting, LLC and its owner, Brett Webb, for violations of Ohio’s consumer laws.

“Imagine paying a company several thousand dollars for home improvement work that is never completed as promised,” Attorney General DeWine said. “That’s the experience that consumers said they had with this business. We tried to resolve the issues with Mr. Webb, but those efforts have failed, leaving us no choice but to file this lawsuit.”


Attorney General DeWine Sues Asphalt Company for Consumer Law Violations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against the individuals who operated paving company J and J Asphalt Paving and Sealcoating for multiple violations of Ohio's consumer laws.


Attorney General DeWine Statement on Execution of Search Warrants in Scioto County

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement following the execution of search warrants of a physician's office and pharmacy in Scioto County today.


Attorney General DeWine Signs Agreement with Circle K Designed to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Minors

Columbus – Attorney General Mike DeWine today signed an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance agreement negotiated with Circle K convenience stores to enhance efforts to reduce tobacco sales to minors.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Training Input from Campus Security Officials

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he is asking participants of the fifth annual Summit on Ohio Campus Safety and Security to offer suggestions within the next 30 days on the types of training they would like to see offered at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).


Attorney General DeWine Says Ohio Will Receive $23 Million in Vioxx Settlement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has joined with 42 other states and the federal government in reaching an agreement with Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. to settle civil and criminal allegations that Merck marketed its drug Vioxx for uses not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), misrepresented the cardiovascular safety issues relating to the drug, and otherwise made false and misleading representations about Vioxx.


Attorney General DeWine Requests that U.S. Supreme Court Take Up Health Care Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and colleagues from twenty-five states today filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the constitutional issues surrounding the Obama heath care reform act.  States in the case of State of Florida et al., v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et. al are challenging the health care law and its unprecedented claim of federal power to require individuals to go into the marketplace and buy federally-approved health care coverage or face penalties.


Attorney General DeWine Requests Help Locating Wanted Sex Offender

According to records from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Paul Price Jr. was convicted in March 2008 for the rape of a juvenile female and was released from prison in April 2011.  Authorities said he last registered his address in October, but hasn't been seen since.


Attorney General DeWine Reminds Schools to File Safety and Building Plans

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today reminded Ohio school officials to make sure each school building's floor plan and safety plan is up-to-date and filed, as required by law.

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