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Ohio attorney general accuses Prime Technologies of telemarketing violations

Mark Iandolo May 4, 2016, 2:56pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Prime Technologies LLC and operator Linda Brown Massey, alleging the company tricked consumers into thinking their computers were infected with a virus in order to profit.

Ohio targets contractor for alleged consumer sales violations

Mark Iandolo May 4, 2016, 2:13pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced his office has sued Columbus-based 5 Star Remodeling LLC and owner Robert Turnquest for alleged violations of the state’s Consumer Sales Practice Act.

Ohio attorney general seeks customer refunds from Red Fitness

Mark Iandolo May 4, 2016, 12:27pm

TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Red Fitness in Toledo to seek restitution for consumers after allegations the gym closed without providing refunds to customers.

Ohio AG looking into possible bid-rigging scheme in water treatment industry

Mark Iandolo Apr. 22, 2016, 7:17pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that his office will look into the drinking water and waste water industry to uncover a possible scheme involving rigging the sales of aluminum sulfate.

Ohio attorney general finds no evidence of violations in Wright State consultant case

Mark Iandolo Mar. 1, 2016, 1:09pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced his office found no evidence of law violations related to a Wright State University consultant’s possible status as a lobbyist.

Plaintiffs argue AG-appointed special counsel violated federal law by using letterhead

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 13, 2016, 1:51pm

Private attorneys appointed by Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine want the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether they violated federal law by using DeWine’s letterhead in sending debt collection notices. They contend a federal appeals court, in siding with the plaintiffs, got it wrong. A group of state attorneys general agree.

Ohio Attorney General announces lawsuit against Thrifty Propane for allegedly misrepresenting its services

Mark Iandolo Jan. 7, 2016, 2:22pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced his office is suing Thrifty Propane for allegedly misrepresenting its services and failing to properly deliver propane to customers across Ohio.

Ohio Attorney General requests public hearing over U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' dredging proposal

Mark Iandolo Dec. 30, 2015, 10:17am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that his office has filed for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposition to take dredged material from Cleveland Harbor and put it directly into Lake Erie.

Ohio AG asks manufacturer to make heroin overdose drug more affordable

Mark Payne Feb. 19, 2015, 1:37pm

Ohio attorney general recently asked Amphastar Pharmaceuticals to provide rebates for the purchase of naloxone.

New York debt collector sued for allegedly violating Ohio laws

Mark Payne Feb. 12, 2015, 11:30am

Nationwide Recovery Group, LLC., faces a lawsuit from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, after the New York debt collector allegedly violated Ohio Consumer Protection laws, according to an announcement today from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

Professional solicitor to pay Mass. settlement for allegedly violating charitable laws

Mark Payne Feb. 10, 2015, 10:34am

Integral Resources, Inc., will pay a $105,000 settlement after the company allegedly solicited Ohio residents with misleading charitable calls, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Monday.

Ohioans to shut down charity used in alleged pyramid scheme

Mark Payne Jan. 23, 2015, 11:12am

Two Ohio residents will shut down their charity after they allegedly used it to solicit money for an international pyramid scheme, according to an announcement by Attorney General Mike DeWine on Thursday.

Ohio home contractor sued for allegedly failing to provide services

Mark Payne Jan. 15, 2015, 11:03am

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sued Premier Contractor Service on Wednesday after the home improvement contractor allegedly failed to provide promised services after taking substantial down payments from customers.

Real estate investment company faces lawsuit for misstating financial information

Mark Payne Dec. 31, 2014, 11:36am

A real estate investment trust is facing a lawsuit from a group of investors after a motion was filed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, according to announcement today from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

Ohio AG office gives $1 million grant for child abuse study

Mark Payne Dec. 22, 2014, 12:19pm

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office announced a $1 million grant to the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association on Friday for a study on relatively minor injuries in infants that could signal possible child abuse.

Mold company faces lawsuit for alleged false advertising

Mark Payne Dec. 17, 2014, 11:14am

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sued Mold Foundation Specialist, LLC on Tuesday over allegations the company failed to provide promised services to customers.

Ohio roofer faces lawsuit for not delivering services

Mark Payne Dec. 4, 2014, 12:07pm

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against an Akron area roofer who allegedly didn't provide promised services.

Credit score company reaches settlement for misleading advertising

Mark Payne Nov. 20, 2014, 12:17pm

A Texas-based credit score business has reached a $22 million settlement agreement in a national case filed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Ohio AG files lawsuit against locksmith company

Ashley Perry Oct. 16, 2014, 11:58am

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Yossi Assaraf and his companies, Add Source LLC, AdSource LLC and 24/7 Locksmith Advertising LLC, for allegedly violating the state's Consumer Sales Practices Act.

Ohio AG sues vacation company

Ashley Perry Oct. 9, 2014, 10:44am

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against GVN Michigan Inc, which is affiliated with Global Vacation Network and Global Connections Inc., for misrepresentations to customers in order to sell travel memberships.