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Attorney General Yost Approves $39.5 Million, Multistate Settlement with Anthem Inc. Over Data Breach

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Ohio has reached a multistate settlement with Anthem Inc. for $39.5 million stemming from the massive 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million Americans.

9/30/2020

AG Yost Announces Lawsuit as Part of National Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection: 'Operation Corrupt Collector' targets bad actors using illegal scare tactics

As part of a joint national crackdown with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement groups to snuff out harmful debt collection practices, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost recently filed suit against a debt collection company based in Canton, Ohio.

9/29/2020

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Announces Settlements in Groundbreaking Lawsuit Against Illegal Robocall Service

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced settlements in a lawsuit against ten defendants - six companies and four individuals - that deceived Ohio consumers with illegal robocalls offering bogus credit card interest rate reduction services.

9/29/2020

Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on General Motor's Repayment of Financial Incentives

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding General Motor's repayment of financial incentives:

9/28/2020

Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Fallen Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of a Franklin County Sheriff's Office Deputy.

9/25/2020

AG Yost Provides Resources to Help Women and Children of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today has completed the final review of groups that will receive $59 million in federal grant money to help crime victims in Ohio.

9/25/2020

Task Force Investigation Yields 10 Years in Prison for Human Trafficker

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene and Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains today announced the conviction and sentencing of a Niles woman for human trafficking.

9/25/2020

Ohio Attorney General Yost, other states unite to fight price gouging

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a bipartisan coalition of 29 states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to support Ohio’s authority to enforce price gouging regulations.

9/24/2020

Attorney General Yost Announces $60 Million Multistate Settlement with C.R. Bard

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today a settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company requiring payment of $60 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

9/24/2020

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Files Lawsuit to Block Nuclear Bailout Money

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the filing of litigation to block the payment of nuclear bailout money stemming from House Bill 6.

9/23/2020
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