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Charges Filed in Preble County Attempted Rape Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that a Preble County man has been indicted on charges including attempted rape of a victim under the age of 10.

5/5/2020

Yost Distributes Nearly $1 Million in Funding to 48 Domestic Violence Shelters Across Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced his office distributed nearly $1 million in funding to domestic violence shelters and coalitions across the state to assist battered men, women and children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

5/5/2020

Ohio AG Yost, Michigan AG Nessel Lead Effort to Expand Illegal Robocall Response

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 51 other attorneys general today called on USTelecom and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers.

5/4/2020

AG Yost Announces Quantitative Analysis of Marijuana at BCI

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has implemented the quantitative analysis of marijuana in drug evidence seized by law enforcement.

4/30/2020

Man Who Sold N95 Masks at Huge Markup Forced to Refund Money and Forfeit Masks

A northeast Ohio man accused of bulk online sales of scarce N95 masks at prices of nearly 1,800% more than they cost prior to the pandemic will refund in excess of $15,000 to those who purchased masks from him and reimburse the state for $1,500 of investigative costs, as part of a settlement Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

4/23/2020

AG Yost Sues Central Ohio Contractors Accused of Deserting Home Improvement Projects

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking over $146,000 in consumer refunds from two central Ohio contractors accused of skipping out on home improvement projects.

4/23/2020

Yost, Other AGs Recommend Help for Homeowners Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 34 other attorneys general today recommended action to help homeowners in letters sent to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

4/23/2020

Napoleon Man Indicted, Accused of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with Minor

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a Williams County grand jury has indicted a Napoleon man on sex charges involving a minor.

4/22/2020

Lawsuit Alleges Abuse of Charitable Funds at Worthington Nonprofit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a lawsuit today against a Worthington charity and its founder for alleged misuse of charitable funds.

4/21/2020

Ohio Attorney General’s Office Donates Critical Personal Protective Equipment

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the donation of critical personal protective equipment (PPE) from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to sheriff’s departments across the state.

4/16/2020
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