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Austintown Township Men Arrested in Child Pornography Case

Two Austintown Township men have been arrested on felony charges involving child pornography, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene announced today.

8/12/2020

Youngstown Developer and Former City Finance Director Plead Guilty in Corruption Investigation

A businessman and several of his holdings pleaded guilty today in a public corruption scheme that funneled city of Youngstown dollars to his development projects. The former city of Youngstown finance director also pleaded guilty today.

8/7/2020

Over $500,000 and Fentanyl Seized by Narcotics Task Forces

An investigation in southwestern Ohio has resulted in the seizure of more than half a million dollars and 1 kilogram of fentanyl, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, U.S. Attorney David DeVillers, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, FBI Special Agent in Charge Chris Hoffman, and Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Vance Callender announced today.

8/6/2020

Unprecedented Review of Ohio's Conceal-Carry Licensing System Shines Light on Vulnerabilities - AG Yost Partners With Public Safety to Provide a Solution

The office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued a special report today identifying some vulnerabilities in the state’s concealed-carry licensing system and outlining steps taken to plug those gaps.

8/4/2020

AG Yost Sues Defunct Lorain County Car Dealership Over Title Problems

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against a defunct used car dealership and its owners who failed to deliver vehicle titles to customers in northeast Ohio.

7/30/2020

Conneaut Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Crimes Involving Minors

A Conneaut man will spend the next 18 years in prison for sex crimes involving minors, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

7/30/2020

Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on CARES Act Funding

The following statement may be attributed to Attorney General Dave Yost regarding the Ohio Senate’s allocation of $8.75 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters in Ohio, in addition to $1 million to combat COVID-19 scams throughout the state.

7/27/2020

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