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AG Yost Helps Shut Down Vyera Pharma Scheme That Exploited Patients Needing Lifesaving Drug

The attorneys general of seven states — including Ohio’s Dave Yost — and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have reached a historic settlement that shuts down an illegal scheme orchestrated by Martin Shkreli, founding CEO of Vyera Pharmaceuticals, that fleeced patients who were using the lifesaving drug Daraprim.


University of Dayton Wins AG Yost’s Mock Trial Competition

A team from the University of Dayton School of Law won the Ohio Attorney General’s ninth annual Public Service Mock Trial Competition for Ohio law school students, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Announces $11 million Available to Fund School Safety

Schools in Ohio can now apply for a share of $11 million in safety grants that will be awarded by the office of Attorney General Dave Yost for the 2022-23 academic year.


Attorney General Yost's Statement on Stoppage of Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding today's ruling by the U.S. District Court of Eastern Kentucky enjoining the federal vaccine mandate for federal contractors:


Belle Valley Man Sentenced to Life for Murdering Fiancée

Tyler Thompson has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his fiancée, Leah B. Hines, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


In Latest Lawsuit, Attorney General Yost Challenges Federal Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Employees

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has signed onto a federal lawsuit filed in Louisiana challenging the legality of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to mandate vaccines for healthcare workers. 


Attorney General Yost Warns of Scammers Claiming to be Amazon or Other Big Companies

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is warning consumers that illegal robocallers are trying to ruin Christmas by posing as a legitimate business such as Amazon, Apple or PayPal to steal your money.


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