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Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on the Passing of Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla: 

2/22/2022

Attorney General Dave Yost Announces Success of Anti-Human Trafficking Operation in Cleveland: Operation Fouled Out Leads to Arrests of 8 'Johns'

Eight people seeking to buy sex were arrested during a human trafficking crackdown in northeastern Ohio that coincided with the National Basketball Association’s All-Star Game festivities in Cleveland, Attorney General Yost announced today.

2/21/2022

Study Finds COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Linked to Record Increase in Opioid Deaths

Economic stimulus checks meant to aid in the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic contributed significantly to the record surge in Americans who died of opioid overdoses, according to a study by the Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science. 

2/17/2022

Upcoming Forum Reinforces Vital Work to Protect Ohioans : Don’t Miss AG’s Elder Abuse Commission Forum: Feb. 23

An 84-year-old Army veteran suffering from renal failure entered a Columbus-area skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in July 2021, only to find his placement there jeopardized less than six months later for lack of payment.

2/10/2022

Butler County Auditor Indicted on Public Corruption Charges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the indictment of Butler County Auditor Roger Reynolds following a public corruption investigation.

2/9/2022

Bluffton Man Sentenced to 42+ Years in Prison for Human Trafficking: Co-Defendant Pleaded Guilty Prior to Trial

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the conviction of a Lima man on 15 felony charges for trafficking a minor that he and his girlfriend controlled by getting her addicted to narcotics and fueling that addiction.

2/7/2022

Ohio #FreedomConvoy Donors Encouraged to Contact Attorney General Yost

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost wants to hear from Ohioans impacted by GoFundMe’s initial decision to refund or redirect donations given to demonstrators protesting COVID-19 restrictions in Canada.  

2/5/2022

Beware of Super Bowl Ticket Scams

With the Cincinnati Bengals playing in the Super Bowl for the first time since 1989, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is reminding football fans that scammers are looking to take advantage of those who want to go watch the team win the Lombardi Trophy.

2/3/2022

Summary of Petition to Ensure Vaccine Choice and Privacy in Ohio Rejected

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary of a petition seeking to add new language (Section 3792.02) to the Ohio Revised Code in support of vaccine choice and privacy.

2/2/2022

AG Yost's Statement on OSHA's Decision to Withdraw Vaccine Mandate

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on today's decision by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to withdraw its emergency vaccine mandate order for businesses with 100 or more employees that was issued on Nov. 5, 2021. 

1/25/2022
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