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The Fight Against Human Trafficking: 2020 in Review

The fight against human trafficking was and remains a top priority for Attorney General Dave Yost during 2020 as his office continued its multifaceted approach to end labor and sex trafficking in Ohio.
 

12/29/2020

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Files Amicus Brief in Support of Keeping Kids in School During Pandemic

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed an amicus brief in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of three Christian Schools and Citizens for Community Values’ (CCV) lawsuit to overturn a Toledo-Lucas County Health Department order shuttering all in-person education for students in grades 7-12. The brief argues that the order violates the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.

12/28/2020

AG Yost Agrees to Settlement with Sabre Hospitality After Multistate Investigation

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement with Sabre Corporation after a multistate investigation involving 27 states of the data breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ hotel booking system.

12/24/2020

Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Regarding Columbus Officer-Involved Shooting

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding a Columbus Division of Police fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred on Dec. 22:

12/23/2020

AG Yost Files Lawsuits After Complaints About Home Improvement Contractors

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed two separate lawsuits against contractors alleging that they failed to provide the home repairs and renovation services promised to and paid for by homeowners.

12/23/2020

Ohio Attorney General Yost's Statement on the Passage of House Bill 431

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement in regards to the passage of House Bill 431: 

12/22/2020

Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Preliminary Injunction in Stopping the Nuclear Bailout Fee

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement in regards to today's ruling in litigation related to House Bill 6: 

12/21/2020

Drug Interdiction Task Forces Seize Over $29 Million in Narcotics

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Governor Mike DeWine and Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Vance Callender today announced that the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC) seized more than $29 million in illegal drugs this year, resulting in 200 criminal charges and the indictment of 102 people.

12/18/2020

Indictment Filed in Ashtabula County Rape Cold Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Ashtabula County Prosecutor Cecilia Cooper and Conneaut Police Chief Michael Colby today announced an indictment in a 16-year-old rape case.

12/17/2020

Attorney General Dave Yost Joins Lawsuit Seeking to End Google’s Illegal Monopoly

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 other attorneys general in suing Google LLC for anticompetitive conduct in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.

12/17/2020
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