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Year in Review: AG Yost Delivered on Protecting Ohioans, Supporting Police and Crime Victims

These success stories are among the many in 2021 by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and his staff.


Drug Interdiction Task Forces Seize Over $42 Million in Narcotics in 2021

The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC) – a collaborative effort involving federal, state and local law enforcement agencies – seized more than $42 million in illegal drugs in 2021, surpassing the $29 million in confiscations the previous year.


Local Law Enforcement Tips Leads to Aid for Suspected Human Trafficking Victims

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, in partnership with local law enforcement, today announced that an investigation of two massage parlors in southern Ohio has resulted in the disruption of human trafficking activity.


Human Trafficking Survivor to Provide Keynote Address at Summit

Registration Open for Jan. 13 Virtual Event

The office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Cyntoia Brown-Long, a nationally recognized advocate for criminal justice reform and victims of human trafficking, will be the keynote speaker for the attorney general’s third annual Human Trafficking Summit on Jan. 13, 2022.


Petition Statute to Ensure Vaccine Choice and Privacy in Ohio Rejected Over Summary

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary for a proposed statute that would enact Section 3792.02 of the Ohio Revised Code to maintain vaccine choice and privacy.


AG Yost Helps Shut Down Vyera Pharma Scheme That Exploited Patients Needing Lifesaving Drug

The attorneys general of seven states — including Ohio’s Dave Yost — and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have reached a historic settlement that shuts down an illegal scheme orchestrated by Martin Shkreli, founding CEO of Vyera Pharmaceuticals, that fleeced patients who were using the lifesaving drug Daraprim.


University of Dayton Wins AG Yost’s Mock Trial Competition

A team from the University of Dayton School of Law won the Ohio Attorney General’s ninth annual Public Service Mock Trial Competition for Ohio law school students, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Announces $11 million Available to Fund School Safety

Schools in Ohio can now apply for a share of $11 million in safety grants that will be awarded by the office of Attorney General Dave Yost for the 2022-23 academic year.