Senator Kevin Bacon (right) and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (left) watch as Governor Kasich signs Senate Bill 223 into law.
Columbus - 
State Senator Kevin Bacon (R - Village of Minerva Park) announced today that  his legislation bolstering Ohio's ability to combat cyber fraud - using electronic means such as  the internet or telephone to commit scams and other economic crimes - has been signed into law  by Ohio Governor John Kasich. Senate Bill 223 gives the Ohio Attorney General and law  enforcement officials new tools to investigate telecommunications fraud, including the ability to  issue subpoenas for phone records and payment information. 
 
 
 
  
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In the Ohio Senate, we know that Ohio’s families could use some help, and we are committed to easing their burden.