Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ameriquest to Pay 6.6 Million to Ohioans
Lending giant Ameriquest is expected to reform business practices while its parent company pays 325 million dollars to settle investigations by attorneys general in Ohio and several other states.
The Ohio Attorney General’s office says Ameriquest handles mostly home refinancing loans to those trying to consolidate credit card and other debt and lower monthly payments. An investigation of Ameriquest uncovered unfair and deceptive business practices including inadequate disclosure of prepayment penalties and other loan terms.
The company estimates 17-thousand Ohioans who took out loans from 1999 through 2005 are eligible for about 6-pt-6 million dollars in restitution.