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Additional Defendant Charged in Columbus Zoo Fraud Investigation

A former purchasing agent for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was charged this morning with grand theft and five other felonies, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.

5/23/2024

AG Yost Announces Sentencing in Coshocton County Gift-Card Counterfeiting Scheme

A Chinese citizen linked to a major gift-card counterfeiting operation that targeted Coshocton-area consumers has been sentenced to four to six years in prison for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

5/22/2024

Dayton Woman Indicted for $1.5 Million Theft from Medicaid Program

A Montgomery County woman, previously barred from serving as a Medicaid health care provider, has been indicted for yet again defrauding the Ohio Medicaid program, Ohio Attorney General Yost announced today.

5/17/2024

AG Yost Launches Virtual Reality Trainings for Ohio Law Enforcement

As part of the office’s commitment to advancing technology for peace officers, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the launch of a series of immersive virtual reality trainings for law enforcement statewide.

5/15/2024

Yost Calls on Federal Government to Stop Cuts to VOCA During 2024 Two Days in May Conference

Addressing nearly 1,000 victim advocates at the office’s annual Two Days in May conference, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today called on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to reverse the 41% cut to federal funding for the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA).

5/14/2024

OPOTC Unanimously Approves Task Force’s Recommended Changes for Law Enforcement Training

The Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) has unanimously approved recommendations put forth by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Future of Police Training, signaling a significant step forward in transforming the training of Ohio law enforcement.

5/14/2024

Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Slain Euclid Police Officer

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Euclid Police Officer Jacob Derbin who was killed on Saturday evening in the line of duty.

5/12/2024

AG Yost Secures Indictment in High-Profile Poaching Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, on behalf of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, announced the indictment of a Wilmington man accused of poaching an 18-point antlered white-tailed deer.

5/10/2024

Yost, Other AGs Reach $10.25 Million in Settlements With Wireless Giants Over Deceptive Ads

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced $10.25 million in three multistate settlements with the largest wireless carriers in the United States to resolve the 50 attorneys general investigations into deceptive and misleading advertising practices.

5/9/2024

AG Yost Commends Springfield Students for Thoughtful Reflections on Youth Violence

Youth violence has become a growing societal problem that demands prompt attention and effective solutions. The way Springfield middle-schooler Adolfo Cruz Jr. sees it, there’s one obvious place to start.

5/9/2024
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