The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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.
Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen says one of his deputies happened upon dozens of cars in a field.
Investigation of possible absentee ballot fraud has expanded into Franklin County.
Ohio is shutting down one of its Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches in Franklin County. The agency had been issuing fake ID cards.
A Franklin County resident pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud Friday. She faces probation and fines.
Two National Century executives appeared in court Thursday morning. A federal judge ruled to keep them in custody after investigators alleged they were planning to flee to Aruba.
Pension funds and investment groups from throughout the country have a stake in the National Century criminal trial. A group of investors has a $1.6 billion civil lawsuit against two of the five executives convicted of fraud in federal court yesterday.
The Ohio attorney general accuses six companies of cheating Ohioans by falsely claiming to save their houses from foreclosure.
Local officials have a mixed view on the likelihood of credit fraud to to electronic commerce.
Franklin County’s elections director says he has turned over more than 500 potentially fraudulent voter registration cards to the county prosecutor for possible criminal charges.