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Judge Fines Bad Home-Improvement Contractor for 71 Violations of Ohio Consumer Laws

A Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge has ordered a northeast Ohio home-improvement contractor who broke Ohio’s consumer protection laws at least 71 times to pay $625,873 in restitution to 19 consumers he defrauded, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Attorney General Yost Issues Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2022 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report in recognition of National Missing Children’s Day, which occurs annually on May 25.


Attorneys General Yost, Cameron Renew Partnership with Reds in Fight Against Human Trafficking

For a third straight season, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron are teaming with the Cincinnati Reds to raise awareness of human trafficking in both states. 


Attorney General Yost, Others Sue First VoIP Provider Since Forming Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a key player accused of bombarding millions of Americans with billions of illegal robocalls.


Two Franklin County John Does Identified

Two sets of human remains that have long defied identification – one for 30 years, the other for 17 – now have their names back, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Franklin County Coroner Nathaniel Overmire announced today.


Coy Prosecution Returning to Franklin County Prosecutor's Office

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced this morning that he is returning the ongoing prosecution of former Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office.


Endangered Missing Adult Alert Program - It's Just One Way That the Attorney General's Office Serves Older Ohioans, Their Families

Older Americans Month in May is a time to celebrate the achievements and longevity of our elders, but just as important, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says, is reinforcing our collective responsibility to protect their dignity and keep them safe as they age.


10 Arrested in North Olmsted in Human Trafficking Sting - Sting Occurs as Man Investigated by Task Force in 2021 is Sentenced to Life in Prison

On the same day that members of the Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force arrested 10 men on sex charges in North Olmsted, a Lorain County man whom they investigated back in 2021 was sentenced to life in prison, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Honors Springfield Student Finalists in ‘Do the Write Thing’ Program Aimed at Reducing Youth Violence

Schaefer Middle School student Corinna Jackson learned early on about the dangers of the world. 


Alert: BCI Identifies First Case of 'Rainbow Fentanyl'

For the first time, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has identified some confiscated drugs as “rainbow fentanyl,” the deadly colorful pills designed to resemble candy that drug traffickers are using to drive addiction among young people, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

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