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Cincinnati Woman Sentenced to Prison for Medicaid Fraud

A Cincinnati woman was sentenced to prison Thursday for fraudulently claiming Medicaid reimbursements of almost $215,000 for 6,832 hours she never worked, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

3/15/2019

Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police President Appointed to Lead Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Jeffrey Scott, president of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, will become executive director of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).

3/14/2019

Attorney General’s Office Will Litigate Administrative Hearings for Mount Carmel Nurses

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced his office will litigate administrative hearings for the 25 nurses cited today by the Ohio Board of Nursing for their role in administering excessively high doses of fentanyl and other drugs for critically ill or near end-of-life patients of the Mount Carmel Health System.

3/14/2019

Former York Township Fiscal Officer Pleads Guilty to Theft In Office

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that the former fiscal officer for York Township (Belmont County) and its Water Authority pleaded guilty today to five felony counts involving theft in office and related charges. Dawn Lee of Powhatan Point entered into a plea agreement for multiple offenses, including two counts of theft in office, a count of tampering with records and two counts of failure to remit.

3/13/2019

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Announces New Office of Professional Integrity

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the formation of a new Office of Professional Integrity focused on identifying and preventing potential conflicts of interest among legal staff.

3/12/2019

Attorney General Yost Files Lawsuits Against Condominium Developer Accused of Failing to Return Deposits

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against The Legacy Lofts on Courtland LLC and its owner, Scott Call, accusing both of multiple violations of Ohio’s consumer protection laws.

3/11/2019

Attorney General Dave Yost Releases 2019 ‘Yellow Book’ as Sunshine Week Begins

Attorney General Dave Yost kicked off Sunshine Week today by releasing the 2019 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on the Ohio Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.

3/11/2019

Attorney General Yost Files Suit in Conjunction with a Major Nationwide Takedown of Tech Support Scams

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that he has sued the operators of a tech support scam as part of a nationwide crackdown on fraudsters who try to trick consumers into buying costly tech support and repair services.  

3/7/2019

Attorney General Yost Announces Winners of High School Consumer Video Contest

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the winners of the 2018 Take Action Video Contest, which was open to Ohio high school students.

3/7/2019

Attorney General Yost Files Lawsuits Against Home Repair Contractors Accused of Failing to Deliver Services to Consumers

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed two consumer protection lawsuits against home improvement contractors accused of failing to deliver home improvement services to consumers in central and southwest Ohio.

3/5/2019
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