Former Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles employee Betina Young was recently sentenced to spend Christmas in prison for the next 5 years, as punishment for her role in supplying Columbus-area illegal immigrants with faked government documents.
Southwestern Ohio authorities issued an indictment and arrest warrant for David Kilgore, who is accused of food stamp fraud, Medicaid fraud, money laundering, and numerous other charges, on July 18. The 7-page Brown County Court of Common Pleas indictment contains 8 felony counts – including a first degree felony Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity charge – and 2 misdemeanors.
Former Ohio Department of Public Safety Community Engagement Director Omar Alomari is suing the State for racial and religious discrimination, in addition to a Franklin County civil suit against the City of Columbus and a private intelligence-gathering firm.
Former Ohio Department of Public Safety Community Engagement Director Omar Alomari, who was fired in June 2010 for lying to his superiors, is still pursuing legal action against the Columbus Police Department and members of a private intelligence-gathering firm for mentioning him during a 2010 homeland security seminar.
State Representative Matt Lynch, a Republican from Chagrin Falls, has introduced legislation to prevent the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) from issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, responding to a controversial decision from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and Attorney General Mike DeWine. House Bill 114 (HB 114) would revert Ohio law to its […]
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently issued a clarification of state law which could put more illegal immigrants behind the wheel on Ohios highways, as state legislatures across the nation debate whether a presidential order blocking deportation under certain circumstances also confers privileges typically reserved for legally naturalized citizens. At least one state senator disputes […]
A Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) budget request that would have required Ohio drivers to pay $10 for new license plates every seven years was apparently dropped by the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) soon after it was announced on January 28. Conservative activist group Americans for Prosperity – Ohio (AFP Ohio) put out […]