Ohio AG holds group meeting on stopping fraud, scams and abuse

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine held the first group meeting of the Hamilton County Coalition to Stop Fraud, Abuse and Scams on Tuesday.

DeWine joined Hamilton County commissioner Greg Hartmann in discussing the importance of local fraud prevention efforts, and what steps his office is taking to protect Ohio residents from financial crimes.

The Coalition is a partnership of social services agencies, business leaders, nonprofits and local law enforcement united to proactively educate Hamilton County residents on a dangers of consumer fraud, identity theft and scams. Hartmann is leading the group in reviewing the coalition's progress so far this year and discussing plans to continue educational outreach to county residents.

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