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Files Released for Fatal St. Ann's Hospital Officer-Involved Shooting

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has released the Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s (BCI) investigative file for a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital on April 12, 2021.

10/28/2022

Summary of Petition to Amend Ohio’s Minimum Wage Accepted

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified as fair and truthful the summary of a petition seeking to amend Article II, Section 34a of the Ohio Constitution, which sets the minimum-wage rate.

10/28/2022

$15 Million OptumRx Settlement Pushes AG Yost’s Total Recoveries From PBMs Past $100 Million

Under an agreement announced today by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, OptumRx will repay the state $15 million in prescription-drug overcharges assessed to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), raising the Yost administration’s total recoveries from pharmacy benefit managers to more than $100 million.

10/25/2022

AG Yost’s Statement on Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman Pleading Guilty to Telecommunications Fraud

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today on Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, both men pled guilty to felonious telecommunications fraud.

10/24/2022

Window Company Owner Who Left Consumers in the Cold Sentenced to One Year in Prison in Criminal Case

A Hamilton County window company owner has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for accepting money and failing to provide refunds for windows that she never delivered, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

10/20/2022

AG Yost Sues Three Companies Over Dangerous Design Flaws at Zane State College

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing three companies for shoddy design and workmanship on a Zane State College building that has created a danger to students and staff and already necessitated the closure of one entrance because of the risk from falling debris.

10/19/2022

Attorney General Yost Awards Anti-Bullying Grant; Helps Nonprofit, Others Kick Off ‘Kindland’ Initiatives

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost visited northeastern Ohio today to award $7,000 to a Cleveland-area nonprofit for anti-bullying education, the first grant provided from the sale of Ohio’s specialty license plate aimed at preventing bullying.

10/18/2022

Human Trafficking Task Force Files Felony Charges

Four Columbus residents have been charged in connection with a trafficking operation following a years-long investigation by an Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission task force, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

10/13/2022

State of Ohio Files Notice of Appeal

After consulting with the Governor's Office, the State of Ohio this afternoon filed its notice of appeal of the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court's preliminary injunction of the Heartbeat bill.

10/12/2022

AG Yost Sues Construction Company for Swindling Consumers Out of $174,000

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has sued a central Ohio pole barn and garage builder and its owner accused of accepting more than $174,000 in payments from consumers but failing to complete the work or, in some cases, didn’t even start it.

10/11/2022
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