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AG Yost Fights for Restitution Owed to Victims of Payday Lending Fraud

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined a bipartisan coalition of 30 attorneys general urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a decision upholding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) authority to seek restitution for victims of a payday lending and debt collection scheme.

12/8/2020

14 Arrested in Liberty Township Human Trafficking Sting

Fourteen men were arrested during a single-day human trafficking operation that targeted individuals seeking to buy sex via the internet, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Liberty Township Police Chief Toby Meloro announced today.

12/7/2020

AG Yost Agrees to $86.3 Million Settlement with Nationstar After Improper Handling of Home Loans

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined with the attorneys general from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and other federal and state agencies in reaching an $86.3 million settlement with Nationstar Mortgage. 

12/7/2020

Cuyahoga County Jail Corruption Cases Result in Prison Sentences

Two former Cuyahoga County Jail correction officers and two former inmates were sentenced today for their roles in a criminal enterprise that smuggled illegal drugs and contraband into the jail, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

12/1/2020

Registration Open for Attorney General Dave Yost's Human Trafficking Summit: Second Annual Summit to Be Held Virtually on January 14, 2021

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Human Trafficking Initiative has opened registration for its second annual summit, set to take place online on January 14, 2021.

12/1/2020

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. 

11/30/2020

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.

11/25/2020

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.

11/24/2020

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:

11/23/2020

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.

11/20/2020
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