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Attorney sentenced for wire fraud related to $70 million Ponzi scheme

Steven Scudder, 62, of Centerville, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 14 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his role in a fraudulent investment scheme. Scudder pleaded guilty to wire fraud on January 19, and admitted that he used his position as an attorney to facilitate the fraudulent investment scheme operated by someone else. Read More of "Attorney sentenced for wire fraud related to $70 million Ponzi scheme"

Department of Higher Education announces Innovation Program Awards

The Ohio Department of Higher Education has approved $5 million in funding for projects that will enhance the quality of higher education throughout the state while making it more affordable for students by stabilizing or reducing tuition rates at colleges and universities. Schools receiving the funds designed collaborative, innovative projects that support academic achievement and economic efficiencies. The funds will be awarded for projects serving students at the community college and university levels. Read More of "Department of Higher Education announces Innovation Program Awards"

Grand jury charges landscaping company with defrauding Cincinnati, State 'small business' & 'minority business' programs

(Cincinnati) A federal grand jury has charged Evans Landscaping, Inc.; the owner of Evans Landscaping, Inc., Doug Evans, 55, of Cincinnati; and the vice president of operations for Evans Landscaping, Jim Bailey, 49, of Cincinnati, with charges related to allegedly defrauding the City of Cincinnati and other public entities through fraudulent small business and minority business contracts. Read More of "Grand jury charges landscaping company with defrauding Cincinnati, State 'small business' & 'minority business' programs"

Investigators seek tips from the public regarding Ottawa County arson

The State Fire Marshal’s Fire & Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking information relating to a fire that was intentionally set to a commercial structure that was formerly part of the historic Interurban Railway System, on Washington Street in Genoa, Ohio. Read More of "Investigators seek tips from the public regarding Ottawa County arson"

New IBAHRI report states nations are failing to protect people with albinism

In the last decade, across 28 countries in Africa, there have been more than 600 reported cases of killings or mutilations of persons with albinism - a rare, non-contagious, congenital condition characterised by a lack of pigmentation in any or all of the hair, skin and eyes. Under international law, countries have a legal obligation to protect persons with albinism from human rights violations, attacks and discrimination. A new report by the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) concludes that current approaches to albinism have fallen short of this obligation, and persons with albinism continue to be victims of human rights abuses. Read More of "New IBAHRI report states nations are failing to protect people with albinism"

Attorney General DeWine files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers for fraudulent marketing; fueling opioid epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently filed a lawsuit against five leading prescription opioid manufacturers and their related companies in Ross County Court of Common Pleas. The lawsuit alleges that the drug companies engaged in fraudulent marketing regarding the risks and benefits of prescription opioids which fueled Ohio's opioid epidemic. Read More of "Attorney General DeWine files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers for fraudulent marketing; fueling opioid epidemic"

Ohio’s 529 plan ranks first in nation for 5-year performance

SavingForCollege.com, a trusted college-savings industry resource, recently released their nationwide 529 direct plan performances for the first quarter of 2017. CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Plan has been ranked first overall in the nation at the five-year performance category; fourth overall in three-year performance; and third overall in 10-year performance. Read More of "Ohio’s 529 plan ranks first in nation for 5-year performance"

Push made to roll back Common Core

Ohio lawmakers seated on the House of Representative's Education and Career Readiness Committee got the proverbial earful from concerned citizens, policy makers and education professionals over the much maligned Common Core curriculum implemented in schools throughout the Buckeye State. Read More of "Push made to roll back Common Core"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Attorney General DeWine seeks consumer restitution from Strongsville-based international adoption agency

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced a lawsuit against an international adoption agency based in Strongsville for allegedly misleading clients and taking payment for adoption services it never performed. Read More of "Attorney General DeWine seeks consumer restitution from Strongsville-based international adoption agency"

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