More than 9,000 Deer Checked during Ohio’s Two-Day Gun Hunting Season

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s hunters braved less than ideal weather conditions over the weekend and checked 9,228 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2016 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 17-18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s two-day December deer-gun season, 9,447 deer were harvested.… Read full story

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Overpayment Scams

Scams Target Businesses, Charities, and Online Sellers

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to beware of overpayment scams this holiday season. The scam commonly affects businesses, charities, and people who sell items online.

In the scam, a con artist pretends to overpay for something (often by providing a counterfeit check or fraudulent credit card) and then asks the victim to return the extra amount right away using another form of payment.… Read full story