An attorney who served as a legal guardian for hundreds of people in central Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.
Columbus police have arrested an attorney on a sex charge after a woman reported she was fondled during a meeting at the attorney’s office.
Walter Davis has resigned from his position as Delaware County Sheriff after agreeing to reimburse the county for misuse of funds during out-of-state trips where he reportedly met up with a female deputy.
The federal Department of Education is turning to the Justice Department in Ohio and other states in a bid to collect delinquent student loans. The actions by federal agencies come as the amount of student loan debt has surpassed outstanding debt owed on credit cards.
11 people in Columbus recently pleaded guilty for their involvement in sham marriage schemes. The pleas are the result of an investigation by local and federal officials led by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency. Prosecutors say foreign nationals paid thousands of dollars to wed Americans in hopes of longer stays and boosting citizenship chances in the United States.
It comes as no surprise to most political observers that Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has announced he’ll run for re-election to that post this November.
A top staffer for former Attorney General Marc Dann was arraigned in court this morning. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has details.
The two women who sparked the investigation of former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann and his top aides have settled a sexual harassment claim against the AG’s office. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has details.
A familiar debate is taking shape in the race for Ohio Attorney General as candidates talk about the process they would use to hire outside law firms to do work for the A-G’s office.
The GOP candidate for Ohio Attorney General is proposing a new commission to deal with corruption. His opponent says the idea is just more bureaucracy.
Ohio’s Attorney General is warning Ohioans to read the fine print when they go shop back to school sales. Spokeswoman Nadine Ballard says customers should also look to see whether there’s a restocking fee on an item if it’s returned.