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AG Yost Decks Home-Improvement Contractors with Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a central Ohio home landscaping contractor and his partners for allegedly swindling more than $130,000 from homeowners who made payments for decks that were never built.

11/22/2022

AG Yost Offers Tips to Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Just in time for Black Friday, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has some helpful tips for consumers to avoid potential scams while gearing up for the holiday shopping season.  

11/22/2022

Registration Open for AG Yost’s Human Trafficking Summit

Attorney General Dave Yost’s Human Trafficking Initiative has opened registration for the AG’s 2023 Human Trafficking Summit, set to take place on Jan. 26 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
 

11/18/2022

Update on Ross County Officer-Involved Shooting

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred in Chillicothe on Thursday evening.

11/18/2022

AG Yost Sets the Table for $3.1 Billion Settlement With Walmart for Its Part in Opioid Epidemic - Ohio to Receive $114 Million for Recovery

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and a team of negotiators have set the table for a national agreement that would hold Walmart accountable for its role in the opioid-addiction crisis and provide $3.1 billion to participating states, cities, counties and other local governments for recovery efforts.

11/15/2022

Yost, 39 Colleagues Reach Historic Privacy Settlement With Google Over Location-Tracking Practices

Ohio and 39 other states have reached a $391.5 million multistate  settlement with Google over the company’s deceptive location-tracking practices – the largest multistate privacy settlement in U.S. history,  Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

11/14/2022

Attorney General Yost Kicks Off ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program in Zanesville

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addressed students at Zanesville Middle School today as the district ushered in another year of “Do the Write Thing,” a national program that asks middle-schoolers to explain how youth violence affects them and to share ideas about how to stop it.

11/10/2022

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