Attorney General DeWine Warns of Family Emergency Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to beware of family emergency scams. Several Ohioans have reported losing thousands of dollars to the scam in recent weeks.

In the scam, con artists pose as relatives or friends and claim they need money right away to help with an emergency, such as getting out of jail or paying attorney fees after getting into a car accident.… Read full story

National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day

National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day is observed annually on the first day of Winter.

Because media attention to such issues increases during the holiday season in December, National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day was in part created to garner a public forum for this issue, and local groups are encouraged to seek out and work with their local media outlets to publicize the event.… Read full story