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Resubmitted Summary for Proposed Amendment that would Make Changes to Ohio’s Election Laws Certified

The Ohio Attorney General's Office today certified a resubmitted summary of a petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would make changes to Ohio’s election laws.


AG’s Facial Recognition Task Force Releases Recommendations

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Facial Recognition Task Force released a report today containing recommendations for the state’s facial-recognition system.


Don’t Fall for Fake Online Romance This Valentine’s Day

Ohioans who are pierced by Cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s Day should make sure they’re not actually being struck by fraud, Attorney General Dave Yost warns.


Former St. Clair Township Police Sergeant Sentenced for Theft in Office

Former St. Clair Township Sergeant Joseph Brophey was sentenced Friday to 12 months in prison for theft in office and related charges, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Columbiana County Man Sentenced for Illegal Dumping

A Columbiana County man was sentenced Friday to six months of incarceration for illegally dumping waste that spilled into a waterway in Yellow Creek Township.


Jackson County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Raping Children

A Jackson County man, Travis Beavers, has been sentenced to life in prison for raping three children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier announced today.


Home Improvement Contractor Indicted on 70 Charges, Accused of Stealing Over $400K

A home improvement contractor in southeast Ohio is facing 70 criminal charges for allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from homeowners, including four elderly victims.


AG Yost Sues Idea Buyer LLC After Consumers Complain of Over $800,000 in Losses

Dozens of consumers lost more than a combined $800,000 to a central Ohio company that was supposed to help launch their inventions, according to a lawsuit announced today by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


How to Fight Back Against Thieves This Tax Season

As Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week gets underway, Attorney General Dave Yost is sharing important tips to help Ohioans guard their personal information and refund dollars during tax season.

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