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03.24.2015:  News-Herald - Lake businesses raided after allegedly selling stolen goods, supporting heroin trade

03.18.2015:  WTVG in Toledo - How bars are keeping St. Patrick’s Day customers safe

03.18.2015:  WHIO in Dayton - St. Paddy’s Day at UD tamer, say police, students

03.18.2015:  WKYC - It’s a busy 48 hours for Cleveland police

03.17.2015:  Sentinel-Tribune - Keeping safe on St. Patrick's Day

03.12.2015:  OIU asks liquor permits holders to be vigilant during St. Patrick's Day celebrations

03.06.2015:  The Chronicle-Telegram - Avon, Olmsted Falls bars cited after fatal crashes

03.05.2015:  15 liquor permits checked, only one sold alcohol

03.05.2015:  Two bars cited after customers later died in drunk driving accidents

03.04.2015:  13-year-old builds moonshine still for class; teacher gets in trouble

02.26.2015:  Bar could lose license over drugs, food stamps citations

02.25.2015:  OIU, Hamilton Police investigate a Hamilton bar for illegal activity

02.20.2015:  From WKYC in Cleveland - NE Ohio: 8 people, 2 businesses indicted for racketeering

02.20.2015:  Fox8 Cleveland - I-Team: 8 people, 2 corporations indicted in illegal slot machine crime ring

02.19.2015:  Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office: Indictment Targets Illegal Gambling Machine Distributors

02.12.2015:  WDTN Dayton - 4 Trotwood businesses nabbed for underage sales

02.10.2015:  OIU and Trotwood Police conduct alcohol compliance checks on 14 premises, 4 sold

02.09.2015:  WMTV Madison, WI - Company pleads guilty to selling slot machines in Ohio

02.06.2015:  Cleveland.com - Wisconsin video slot distributor admits to gambling charges in Cuyahoga County

02.06.2015:  The News Herald - Euclid bar owners plead in gambling crackdown

02.06.2015:  Green Bay Press Gazette - De Pere company, owner convicted in Ohio gambling case

02.05.2015:  Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and OIU gambling release

02.02.2015:  WTOL - Cut Rate Tobacco in Bryan, one of three businesses raided Thursday for illegal gambling

01.30.2015:  Toledo Blade - 3 northwest Ohio businesses raided, suspected of illegal gambling

01.30.2015:  WTOL - 3 northwest Ohio businesses searched in illegal gambling investigation

01.30.2015:  WNWO in Toledo - Illegal gambling operations found in Williams, Henry counties

01.29.2015:  Search warrants at three Northwest Ohio locations for illegal gambling

01.29.2015:  Toledo News Now - OIU featured in food stamp fraud story

01.29.2015:  Cleveland.com - Independence woman accused of running gambling house out of Akron convenience store

01.28.2015:  WNWO - Dayton woman indicted on illegal food stamp fraud charge in Lucas County

01.28.2015:  WTOL in Toledo - Two charged, two convicted in food stamp scheme

01.27.2015:  Dayton woman indicted on food stamp fraud charge in Lucas County

01.20.2015:  Toledo Blade – City woman accused of food-stamp fraud

01.20.2015:  The Advertiser-Tribune – Area tavern faces hundreds of state charges

01.16.2015:  Toledo woman indicted on food stamp fraud charge

01.13.2015:  Cleveland.com – Judge sentences convicted gambler to 18 months in prison

01.13.2015:  Toledo Blade – 3 charged in illegal sales operation

01.12.2015:  OIU agents file charges at an East Toledo after-hours club

01.05.2015:  Canton Repository – Canton drive-through operator accused of corrupt activity

01.05.2015:  Cleveland.com – Akron convenience store owners plead no contest to gambling charges

12.17.2014:  Cleveland.com – Manager, employee of Akron convenience store plead guilty to gambling charge

12.17.2014:  The Telegram – Search warrants conducted at pair of gambling establishments

12.16.2014:  Search warrants conducted at two McArthur gambling establishments

12.11.2014:  Agents offer reminders to bars, restaurants and party hosts this holiday season

12.02.2014:  WCMH Columbus – Compliance checks

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The Ohio Investigative Unit is committed to providing quality enforcement of state, federal and local laws with emphasis on liquor, food stamp and tobacco offenses, further offering educational guidance and professional assistance to law enforcement agencies and to the general public.

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