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AG Yost Sues Florida Debt Collector, Alleging Illegal, Abusive Practices in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Florida man who employed harassing and abusive tactics to try to collect debts from Ohio consumers.


AG Yost’s Roundtable at Amazon Highlights Support Programs for Veterans

Military veterans working at an Amazon facility in Licking County described the struggles and successes of transitioning to the civilian workforce during a roundtable this afternoon with Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


Columbus Woman Indicted in Serial Killings

A 33-year-old Columbus woman who allegedly met men for sex and drugged them so she could rob them has been indicted in four murders, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Division of Police Chief Elaine Bryant announced today.


AG Yost Honors Local Law Enforcement, Highlights Agency Collaboration at Annual Conference

With more than 400 in attendance from law enforcement agencies statewide, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost highlighted the expansion of resources and agency collaboration at the office’s 2023 Law Enforcement Conference.


Yost Pursuing Restitution for Victims in Safeguard Metals Investment Scheme

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has entered into a consent agreement with California-based Safeguard Metals and its owner over a multimillion-dollar scheme in which hundreds of elderly Americans – including 18 Ohioans – were persuaded to liquidate their retirement accounts with legitimate investment firms and invest in fraudulently overpriced silver coins and other precious metals sold by the defendants.


Yost Sues Meta, Claiming It Harmed Young Users’ Mental Health to Boost Profits

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 32 of his colleagues filed a federal lawsuit today against Meta alleging that the social-media technology giant designed and deployed harmful features for Facebook and Instagram to addict young users to its platforms and enhance its bottom line.


Lorain County Man Sentenced to Prison for Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend

A Lorain County man was sentenced this morning to 34 to 38 years to life in prison for his role in the 2019 shooting death of his girlfriend, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.


AG Yost Compels $16 Million Cleanup as Part of Settlement of Environmental Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has secured a $16 million cleanup of millions of pounds of hazardous glass from the owners of two Columbus properties.


Former Columbus Zoo CFO Pleads Guilty in $2.29 Million Fraud Case

A former Columbus Zoo and Aquarium executive pleaded guilty this afternoon for his role in a scheme to defraud the zoo and the public of more than $2.29 million, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.


Tips Sought in Cold-Case Sexual Assaults of Children in Northeast Ohio

Cold-case investigators are taking a fresh look at a string of sexual attacks on school-age girls in the early 2000s, and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking the public’s help to bring the assailant to justice.

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