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AG Yost Announces Increased Transparency of Police Records Through OPOTA Portal

To increase ease of use for law enforcement and transparency for the public, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced changes to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) training and records portal.


Yost Sues Roofing Contractor Who Took Nearly $45,000 From Consumers, Failed to Deliver Services

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Columbus-based roofing contractor accused of pocketing $44,993.80 in payments from four consumers but not finishing or even starting the projects.


AG Yost Announces Settlement with Creator of Crowd-funding Campaign Who Didn’t Fulfill Promises

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has reached a settlement with the organizer of a Kickstarter campaign who collected $31,753 from 101 supporters but didn’t deliver the goods he promised in return for pledges. He also failed to turn over donations to the charities identified as the campaign beneficiaries until he received pressure from the Attorney General’s Office and local police.


AG Yost Sues Masonry Contractor Accused of Taking Customers’ Money, Failing to Complete Work

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a northeastern Ohio masonry contractor accused of pocketing customer payments for masonry projects he didn’t finish or even start.


Digital Forensic Facial Reconstruction Completed for Cincinnati Jane Doe

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco today unveiled a digital forensic facial reconstruction of an unidentified woman found deceased in Cincinnati on May 31, 2018.


AG Yost Sues Florida Debt Collector, Alleging Illegal, Abusive Practices in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing a Florida man who employed harassing and abusive tactics to try to collect debts from Ohio consumers.


AG Yost’s Roundtable at Amazon Highlights Support Programs for Veterans

Military veterans working at an Amazon facility in Licking County described the struggles and successes of transitioning to the civilian workforce during a roundtable this afternoon with Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


Columbus Woman Indicted in Serial Killings

A 33-year-old Columbus woman who allegedly met men for sex and drugged them so she could rob them has been indicted in four murders, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Division of Police Chief Elaine Bryant announced today.


AG Yost Honors Local Law Enforcement, Highlights Agency Collaboration at Annual Conference

With more than 400 in attendance from law enforcement agencies statewide, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost highlighted the expansion of resources and agency collaboration at the office’s 2023 Law Enforcement Conference.


Yost Pursuing Restitution for Victims in Safeguard Metals Investment Scheme

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has entered into a consent agreement with California-based Safeguard Metals and its owner over a multimillion-dollar scheme in which hundreds of elderly Americans – including 18 Ohioans – were persuaded to liquidate their retirement accounts with legitimate investment firms and invest in fraudulently overpriced silver coins and other precious metals sold by the defendants.

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