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Ohio AG Yost, Michigan AG Nessel Lead Effort to Expand Illegal Robocall Response

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 51 other attorneys general today called on USTelecom and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers.

5/4/2020

AG Yost Rolls Out Robocall Enforcement Unit, New Reporting Tool for Consumers

An anti-robocall initiative launched today by Attorney General Dave Yost gives Ohio more muscle to fight back against the growing nuisance.

3/4/2020

Yost Launches Legal Action Against Texas Companies Behind Billions of Illegal Robocalls

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined six other states in filing suit against a pair of Texas businesses accused of blasting billions of illegal robocalls, including over 59 million calls to Ohioans.

6/9/2020

AG Dave Yost Leads National Coalition to Create “Tip of the Spear” Against Robocalls

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 51 other attorneys general, today encouraged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate continued collaboration between states and telecom companies to help trace illegal robocalls to their source. 

6/4/2020

Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Sentencing of Former Pike County Sheriff Reader

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the sentencing of former Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader.

3/24/2021

AG Yost Investigation Finds That Girl Scouts Troop Leader Stole Cookie Money

An investigation by the office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has resulted in the indictment of a Girl Scouts troop leader who allegedly stole an estimated $12,500 in money from cookie sales and event fees.

3/23/2021

AG Yost Seeks to Stop Federal Government from Holding Ohio’s Stimulus Funds Hostage

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against a part of the American Rescue Plan Act that threatens to withhold needed federal funds from Ohio in an effort to handcuff the state’s authority to make changes to its tax structure and economic policy.

3/17/2021

Belmont County Major Drug Interdiction Task Force Seizes 9 Pounds of Meth, Arrests Suspect

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Governor Mike DeWine and Belmont County Sheriff David M. Lucas today announced a significant methamphetamine seizure and subsequent arrest of a suspect.

3/15/2021

AG Yost Continues Crackdown on Dayton Tornado Grifters

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit against another contractor accused of scamming homeowners who suffered damage from the Dayton tornadoes in 2019.

3/15/2021

AG Yost Kicks Off Sunshine Week with Release of Updated ‘Yellow Book’

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2021 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on the Ohio Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.

3/15/2021
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