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Cell Phone Repairman Indicted for Stashing Customers’ Nude Photos

A Gallia County man who worked for a cell phone repair business has been indicted after an investigation found that he downloaded private photos from his clients’ phones, including the phones of minors, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Treasurer of Ottawa County Nonprofit Charged With Stealing $60,000 Meant for Firefighters

An Ottawa County man has been indicted on theft charges after an investigation discovered he embezzled more than $60,000 from the Danbury Township Fire Fighters Association, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Yost’s Elder Justice Unit Secures Indictment Against Scam Property Flipper in Marion County

A Marion real estate developer was indicted on 15 felony counts related to shady business dealings, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Yost Secures $27.7 Million for Ohio as Part of Multistate Settlement with Johnson & Johnson over Talc Products

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 42 other attorneys general secured a $700 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson over allegations related to marketing of the company’s baby powder and body powder products containing talc. Ohio will receive $27.7 million as part of the settlement.


Yost Files Amicus Brief in Ohio Supreme Court Case on Appealability of Preliminary Injunctions

Attorney General Dave Yost has told the Ohio Supreme Court that he agrees with the City of Columbus that it should be able to appeal a preliminary injunction the state won to block enforcement of the city’s firearm regulations.


AG Yost Encourages High-School Students to Apply for Teen Ambassador Board

The office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is accepting applications for Yost’s Teen Ambassador Board (TAB) for the 2024-25 academic year.


Yost Takes Legal Action to Protect Rare Book Collection at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the sale of copies of the Talmud and other ancient books housed in Cincinnati’s Klau Library at Hebrew Union College.


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