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Attorneys General Urge Congress to Pass Extension for CARES Act Funding as Pandemic Impacts Economy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined a coalition of attorneys general representing 43 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021. 


AG Yost Secures Restraining Order to Protect Mentally Ill After Resident’s Death

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has secured a temporary restraining order to close a Toledo housing complex for those with mental illnesses after the death of a 50-year-old resident.


Attorney General Dave Yost Obtains Settlement with Home Depot After Data Breach

Ohio Attorney General Dave, along with the attorneys general of 45 other States and the District of Columbia, have obtained a $17.5 million-dollar settlement against Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot relating to a data breach the company announced in 2014.


Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Cincinnati Councilmen

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement today regarding Cincinnati City Councilmen Jeffery Pastor and P.G. Sittenfeld:


AG Yost Files Lawsuit Against Car Dealership For Selling Vehicles Without Titles

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Cincinnati-area used car dealership after receiving about 80 complaints from Ohioans that the owners of the dealership failed to deliver vehicle titles to its customers.


AG Yost Announces $113 Million Settlement with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with a coalition of over 30 other attorneys general, announced a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds in order to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones.   


New DNA Technology Solves Missing Person Case

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation has utilized a new DNA technology to link previously unidentified human remains with a missing persons case from 2013, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp announced today.  


AG Yost Initiates Suspension Proceedings for Cincinnati City Councilman

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a request to force the suspension of Cincinnati City Councilman Jeffrey Pastor, who is facing felony charges of bribery, extortion, wire fraud, money laundering and other crimes.


AG Yost Files Second Suit to Stop Collection of $150M From Ohioans as a Result of HB6

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost laid the next brick in the wall to block the annual collection of $150 million from Ohioans that, as part of House Bill 6, will go to Energy Harbor, the successor to FirstEnergy’s nuclear plants.


Attorney General Yost Works to Protect Local Businesses and Keep Ohio’s Economy Strong

In an effort to protect Ohio businesses that sell alcohol and keep the local economy strong, Ohio Attorney Dave Yost has reached a proposed settlement agreement with the first of seven out-of-state companies who are accused of illegally shipping wine and spirits.

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