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Yost Announces $85 Million Multistate Settlement with Honda Stemming from Defective Airbag Systems

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a more than $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. over allegations the automaker concealed safety issues related to defective airbag systems in certain Honda and Acura vehicles. The systems were designed and manufactured by Takata Corp., a longtime Honda supplier, and were first installed in vehicles sold in the United States in the 2001 model year.


Columbus Men Indicted in Human Trafficking Investigation

Three Columbus men were indicted today by a Franklin County grand jury on twenty three felony charges as part of a human trafficking investigation, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien and Columbus Division of Police Chief Thomas Quinlan announced today.


Attorney General Yost Urges Congress to Adopt Measures to Expand Funding for Crime Victims

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a coalition of state and territorial attorneys general representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, urging Congress to adopt key changes to the Victims of Crime Act that provide critical financial support to victims of violent crimes and their families.


Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Further Charges for Serial Killer

The following statement may be attributed to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost regarding further charges filed against Samuel Legg.


Napoleon Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Crimes Involving a Minor

A Henry County man was sentenced to a total of 48 months in prison for sex crimes involving a minor, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.  


Attorney General Yost Announces Teen Ambassador Board Members

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that more than 400 students representing 68 Ohio counties have been named to his office’s Teen Ambassador Board for the upcoming school year.


Austintown Township Men Arrested in Child Pornography Case

Two Austintown Township men have been arrested on felony charges involving child pornography, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene announced today.


Youngstown Developer and Former City Finance Director Plead Guilty in Corruption Investigation

A businessman and several of his holdings pleaded guilty today in a public corruption scheme that funneled city of Youngstown dollars to his development projects. The former city of Youngstown finance director also pleaded guilty today.


Over $500,000 and Fentanyl Seized by Narcotics Task Forces

An investigation in southwestern Ohio has resulted in the seizure of more than half a million dollars and 1 kilogram of fentanyl, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, U.S. Attorney David DeVillers, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, FBI Special Agent in Charge Chris Hoffman, and Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Vance Callender announced today.


Unprecedented Review of Ohio's Conceal-Carry Licensing System Shines Light on Vulnerabilities - AG Yost Partners With Public Safety to Provide a Solution

The office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued a special report today identifying some vulnerabilities in the state’s concealed-carry licensing system and outlining steps taken to plug those gaps.