A 49-year-old Ohio man was indicted on April 8 on charges of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The allegation is that the man used a straw buyer to get a mortgage loan and a line of credit in 2007.
Franklin County prosecutors have charged a former Ohio House page with a felony and a misdemeanor after he allegedly forged a latter written in the name of a state representative sent during a recent campaign for House speaker. The page is accused of using a Republican state representative's letterhead to send a note to one of the two candidates who were vying for the office. The candidate who received the note lost in the primary race.