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AG Yost Sues Dayton-Area Fence Builder for Swindling Homeowners

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Germantown fence company and its owner who are accused of pocketing more than $100,000 from consumers, money that was supposed to be used to build fences.

2/22/2023

6 Arrested in Lake County Human Trafficking Sting, Including City Council President

The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force in conjunction with Wickliffe Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested six men for attempting to buy sex, among them the president of Eastlake City Council, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Lake County Sheriff Frank Leonbruno announced today.

2/21/2023

AG Yost Sues Columbus Contractors for Shoddy Work

Two Columbus contractors who renamed their business multiple times are being sued by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost for performing shoddy driveway resurfacing work, leaving their consumers feeling both dissatisfied and cheated out of money.

2/17/2023

Yost Sues Two Used-Car Dealerships Over Odometer-Tampering and Selling Salvaged Cars to Unknowing Consumers

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed lawsuits seeking to dial back odometer-tampering schemes at two Columbus-area used-car dealerships.

2/17/2023

AG Yost Secures $200,000 Fine With DNA Diagnostics Over Data Breach

Ohio and Pennsylvania have negotiated agreements with DNA Diagnostics Center – a Fairfield, Ohio, company that provides paternity and other DNA testing – over a 2021 data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 45,000 consumers in the two states.

2/16/2023

AG Yost, 41 Attorneys General Urge Feds to Give State, Local Agencies Timely Access to Corporate Transparency Information

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a national effort to ensure that state, local and tribal entities have appropriate and timely access to corporate ownership information that’s crucial to fighting corruption, organized crime, white-collar crime and terrorism.

2/15/2023

Charges Dismissed for NewsNation Reporter in East Palestine

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that the criminal charges filed against NewsNation reporter Evan Lambert have been dismissed.

2/15/2023

AG Yost Sues MV Realty, Founder and Broker for Illegal Practices

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking preliminary and permanent injunctions against MV Realty of Ohio, the company’s founder and its principal broker to stop them from negotiating real estate contracts that violate Ohio law and from practicing real estate without proper licensing.

2/15/2023

AG Yost Sues Toledo Contractor for Ripping Off Homeowners

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Toledo home-improvement contractor accused of stealing approximately $54,000 from homeowners.

2/14/2023

AG Yost, Dollar General Reach Agreement to Avert Temporary Restraining Order

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Dollar General have reached an agreement that averts a temporary restraining order sought by Yost against the Tennessee-based retailer over allegations of deceptive pricing.

2/8/2023
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