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.
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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.
(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.
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.
Twitter was an invaluable tool for candidate Donald Trump, allowing him to bypass traditional media channels and connect with a passionate base of followers. But as president, Trump's frequent use of Twitter is turning out to be a major liability for him.
Head Coach Tricia Cullop added to the Rockets' women's basketball roster early this month when she announced that Tyra Carlsten-Handberg will transfer to Toledo from UIC. Carlsten-Handberg will become eligible to play for UT in the 2018-19 campaign and has three years of eligibility remaining.
A legislative measure aimed at bolstering youth employment numbers got a first hearing recently by members of the Ohio House of Representatives seated on the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee.
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.
(BPT) Are millennials getting ready to leave big cities in droves? Some experts in demographics, economics and real estate have predicted the millennial exodus from huge urban areas has already begun. If true, the question remains: where will they go?
Thirteen Rockets from the Toledo baseball team were named to the 2017 Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, announced by the league office.
A Toledo man was indicted for distributing six kilograms of heroin, said David A. Sierleja, Acting U.S. States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and DEA Special Agent in Charge Timothy J. Plancon.
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.
Mark F. Speakman, 60, of Grove City, Ohio, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 60 months in prison for an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his clients out of more than $1.1 million.
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.
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.
The University of Toledo is holding volleyball camps during the second week of July. The camps are designed for beginner- and advanced-level volleyball players and will cover all basic skills.
(BPT) If you're struggling to make ends meet in retirement, you're not alone. And when your income is limited and fixed, you do your best to cut out unnecessary expenses.
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.
The Ohio Department of Aging, the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging and members of the Ohio General Assembly honored eight accomplished older Ohioans with induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame during a special ceremony recently in Columbus.
Head Coach Al Wermer announced that Nikola Arsic (Brus, Serbia) will join the Toledo men's tennis program at the start of the 2017-18 academic year.