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AG Yost Issues Warning to Ohioans to Watch for Covid-19 Vaccine Scams

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is cautioning Ohioans to look out for COVID-19 vaccine-related scams that will occur as the vaccine is distributed beginning this week. 


Ashtabula Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison

Cherise Griffith of Ashtabula County has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in the rape of multiple children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Partners with Educators to Help Reduce Youth Violence

hio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined with the Do the Write Thing Challenge to encourage young people – in their own words – to discuss instances of violence they experienced and share their ideas of how to reduce violence in their community.


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Amicus Brief Filed Regarding Texas vs. Pennsylvania Case

Attorney General Dave Yost today filed an amicus brief urging the United States Supreme Court to accept the case of Texas vs. Pennsylvania and rule on the Constitution’s Electors Clause.


AG Yost Joins Lawsuit Seeking to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined 48 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging that the company harms the public by illegally stifling competition to protect its monopoly power.


AG Yost Fights for Restitution Owed to Victims of Payday Lending Fraud

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a bipartisan coalition of 30 attorneys general urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a decision upholding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) authority to seek restitution for victims of a payday lending and debt collection scheme.


14 Arrested in Liberty Township Human Trafficking Sting

Fourteen men were arrested during a single-day human trafficking operation that targeted individuals seeking to buy sex via the internet, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Liberty Township Police Chief Toby Meloro announced today.


AG Yost Agrees to $86.3 Million Settlement with Nationstar After Improper Handling of Home Loans

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined with the attorneys general from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and other federal and state agencies in reaching an $86.3 million settlement with Nationstar Mortgage. 


Cuyahoga County Jail Corruption Cases Result in Prison Sentences

Two former Cuyahoga County Jail correction officers and two former inmates were sentenced today for their roles in a criminal enterprise that smuggled illegal drugs and contraband into the jail, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Registration Open for Attorney General Dave Yost's Human Trafficking Summit: Second Annual Summit to Be Held Virtually on January 14, 2021

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Human Trafficking Initiative has opened registration for its second annual summit, set to take place online on January 14, 2021.

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