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AG Yost Sues Defunct Lorain County Car Dealership Over Title Problems

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against a defunct used car dealership and its owners who failed to deliver vehicle titles to customers in northeast Ohio.

7/30/2020

Conneaut Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Crimes Involving Minors

A Conneaut man will spend the next 18 years in prison for sex crimes involving minors, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

7/30/2020

Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on CARES Act Funding

The following statement may be attributed to Attorney General Dave Yost regarding the Ohio Senate’s allocation of $8.75 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters in Ohio, in addition to $1 million to combat COVID-19 scams throughout the state.

7/27/2020

Members of Cuyahoga County Jail Drug Smuggling Enterprise Plead Guilty

Members of a criminal enterprise that smuggled illegal drugs and other contraband into the Cuyahoga County Jail have pleaded guilty.  

7/23/2020

Suspension Proceedings Move Forward for Indicted Toledo City Council Members

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the filing of a Request to Commence Suspension Proceedings for four members of the Toledo City Council charged with bribery and extortion.  

7/22/2020

Statement From Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Attorney General Dave Yost

7/21/2020

Statement From Attorney General Yost on Abuse Allegations in Chillicothe

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding allegations of sexual abuse by a former Boy Scout leader in Chillicothe.

7/13/2020

Yost Takes Another PBM to Court Seeking to Recoup Millions of Dollars in State Rx Drug Overcharges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a lawsuit in Franklin County Common Pleas Court against Express Scripts, accusing the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) of multiple contract breaches that helped Express Scripts silently pocket millions of dollars in overcharges to the state.

7/13/2020

Yost Looks to Curb Illegal Liquor and Wine Shipments and Funnel Lost Tax Revenue Back to Ohio

As part of one of the first-ever lawsuits centering on the 21st Amendment, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed for a preliminary injunction to immediately stop the flow of illegal liquor shipments into the state.

7/8/2020

Are Your Ticket Refunds in Limbo? AG Yost Wants to Help Get Your Money Back

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is encouraging Ohioans to notify his office if they have not received ticket refunds for events canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

7/7/2020
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