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Severe Weather Brings Out Home-Repair Scammers and Fake Charities

With the warm-weather storm season heating up, Attorney General Dave Yost is reminding Ohioans to watch out for home-repair scammers and fake charities soliciting donations on behalf of individuals affected by storms.

6/16/2022

AG Yost's Bureau of Criminal Investigation Broadens Firearm Analysis Capabilities

Declaring that “no criminal is safe” in Ohio, Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a partnership with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that will allow the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to analyze firearms evidence significantly faster for law enforcement agencies statewide and match evidence against evidence potentially gathered from crimes in other states.

6/15/2022

AG Yost Denounces Federal Directive to Withhold Food Assistance from Schools Over New Gender Identity Policy

Attorney General Dave Yost is among 26 state attorneys general calling on President Joe Biden to withdraw the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new “guidance” on sex-based discrimination for schools and other organizations receiving federal money for food programs.

6/14/2022

Ohio’s Permitless Carry Law Goes into Effect Today: Here’s What You Should Know

Ohio today became the 23rd state to allow citizens to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, and Attorney General Dave Yost said firearms training is more important now than ever.

6/13/2022

Ross County Woman Charged with Embezzling $650,000 from Employer

A Ross County woman has been indicted for defrauding her employer of more than $650,000, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

6/9/2022

Attorney General Dave Yost Releases Investigative Documents on Eric Cole Case

A Clark County grand jury declined to indict a Springfield police officer in the death of Eric Cole, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

6/8/2022

Attorney General Yost Works to Refocus Conversation About Elder Abuse Toward Prevention

The issue of elder abuse affects us all, which is why Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is encouraging Ohioans to register for a free webinar focused on empowering and protecting those 60 and older.

6/7/2022

Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Arrests Three Suspects Following Felony Indictments

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the arrest of three Columbus residents following an investigation by the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force.

6/7/2022

Attorney General Seeks Ohio High School Students to Serve on Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that his office is now accepting applications for its Teen Ambassador Board.

6/6/2022

Lifesaving School Safety Training, Other Resources Offered by Ohio Attorney General

In the wake of the unspeakable mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is reminding Ohio school officials that his office provides resources designed to help prevent such violence before it happens.

6/1/2022
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