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Central Ohio Human Trafficking Operation Rescues 8

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and New Albany Police Chief Greg Jones today announced the results of a recent human trafficking operation.


AG Yost Asks Congress for Safe Harbor while Ohio Investigates Unemployment Fraud

Attorney General Dave Yost has asked Congress to protect hundreds of thousands of working Ohioans who may have had fraudulent unemployment claims filed in their names, shielding them from having to pay taxes on benefits that they never received.


Attorney General Yost's Statement on Fallen Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker:


Attorney General Dave Yost Addresses Second Annual Human Trafficking Summit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addressed more than 1,400 attendees of his virtual Human Trafficking Summit this morning, uniting those who combat human trafficking statewide in a celebration of their successes and an examination of the challenges that remain.


AG Yost Files Motion to Stop FirstEnergy from $102 Million Cash Grab

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is placing a roadblock in the way of FirstEnergy collecting $102 million in ill-gotten profits contained in House Bill 6, that will soon be paid by FirstEnergy customers.


AG Yost Agrees to Settlement with Charity that Used Veterans to Get Rich

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a multistate settlement with an organization that claimed to help wounded veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but instead lined the pockets of the family behind the charity.


Attorney General Yost, Bipartisan AGs Push FDA to Examine Progress in Opioid Fight

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a broad coalition of 48 attorneys general in pushing federal regulators to examine recent progress in their fight against opioid abuse.


Record Surges in Opioid Overdoses Prompts AG Yost to Urge Vigilance

More Ohioans died of an opioid overdose during a three-month period last year than at any time since the epidemic began, according to an analysis by a task force created by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


Attorney General Yost's Statement: Same Rules for Everybody

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement this evening:


Indictment Filed in 2011 Urbana Murder Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Champaign County Prosecutor Kevin Talebi today announced the indictment of Josiah Mathews, of Springfield, in connection with a 2011 murder.