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AG Yost’s Statement on Law Enforcement Training Funding Following “State of the State” Address

Following Governor DeWine’s State of the State speech announcing budget plans to fund Continuing Professional Training (CPT) for Ohio law enforcement, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the following statement:   


AG Yost’s Annual Human Trafficking Summit Shines Light on Labor Trafficking in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today hosted the 2023 Human Trafficking Summit, emphasizing his strong belief that the best way to curb human trafficking is to deter those who create the demand side of this predatory market.


Mahoning Valley Task Force Arrests 2 Men Suspected of Seeking Sex with Minors

Separate investigations by the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force have resulted in felony charges against two men accused of seeking sex with juveniles. The task force, organized under the Ohio Attorney General’s Organized Crime Investigations Commission, made the arrests as part of its ongoing mission to target the demand side of human trafficking.


Suspect Sought by Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Law enforcement is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect indicted on multiple human trafficking offenses.


"Tommy Guns" Sentenced to Prison for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Manslaughter

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a Franklin County man has been sentenced to prison for providing a lethal dose of narcotics to a human trafficking victim. 


AG Yost Sues Phony Home Warranty Company

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a “home warranty” company and its administrator for misrepresentation and unconscionable business practices.


AG Yost's Statement on Federal Contractors Vaccine Mandate Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision today in the case Kentucky v. Biden:


New Safety Innovation Grants Available to Ohio Schools Through AG Yost's Office

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that $11.77 million in safety grants is available to Ohio schools through his office for the 2023-24 school year.


AG Yost Continues to Apply Pressure to Dollar General Stores to Stop Its Deceptive Pricing

With deceptive pricing continuing at Dollar General stores, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost returned to court today to ask a Butler County Common Pleas judge to immediately force the Tennessee-based retailer to stop advertising one price on its store shelves and charging another price – typically higher – at its registers.


Sex Offender Registry Technology Updated Around the State

All 88 county sheriffs have been provided new cameras to improve the routine registration process of convicted sexual offenders, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

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