Stories tagged with: State Auditor Dave Yost

July 22, 2014 - 5:51pm
1 day 17 hours ago

The Ohio Auditor stopped in Zanesville today to talk about his new fraud app.

Ohio Stops Fraud is available for download for both the iPhone and the Android. It's free, easy to use and if one wishes, allows you to remain absolutely anonymous in tip sharing on suspected fraud activity. Auditor Dave Yost says this app is a way to help fight fraud, and make sure money is going where it should.

"At a time when nobody wants to do taxes and government never has enough money to do...

April 4, 2013 - 1:41pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The State Auditor said money is still owed to taxpayers by a former Coshocton County Sheriff's Lieutenant.

An audit released by the Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost shows James MacDonald was sentenced to six months in jail in January. He was ordered to pay reinstitution to the county after it was discovered through surveillance that he had taken money from the sheriff's office cash register six times.

Receipts found shortages amounting to over $31,000 from collections for...

June 22, 2011 - 6:15pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

With the 8 billion dollar budget deficit the state is currently facing, the State Auditor is looking for ways to make every dollar go further.

WHIZ sat down with State Auditor Dave Yost Wednesday morning to discuss how to better improve local governments while still saving money. One of those ways he says is by consolidating small townships to make one larger one.

"We have 1,308 townships in this state and a third of them have 1500 people, how many people does it take to...

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