Events and Training

17
Mar
Auditor Yost to Hold Cyber Fraud Prevention Training in Eight Ohio Communities

With cyberattacks on governments increasing, Auditor Dave Yost today announced a series of training seminars to help local government leaders in Ohio combat cyberattacks. Already, more than 560 local officials have registered for the free training.

14
Sep
Auditor Yost Discusses Learning-Based Funding with Columbus Metropolitan Club

Auditor of State Dave Yost spoke to the Columbus Metropolitan Club today, continuing an open dialogue on proposed learning-based funding for Ohio’s electronic schools.

12
Aug
More than 320 Education Leaders Attend Two-day Summit on Community Schools

Education leaders who gathered at a Charter School Summit in Columbus heard from the nation's foremost experts on community schools, discussing how to interpret recent changes in Ohio law that will improve accountability and listening to inspirational speeches from widely respected speakers and charter school graduates.

10
May
16th Year of Fraud Conference Sees Continued Increase in Turnout, Interest in Fraud Prevention

Nearly 700 People Attend First Day of Two-Day Conference

When Janice D’Alessandro worked on her first statewide Fraud Conference in 2002, about 115 people attended the training program offered through the state Auditor’s office.

06
May
Annual Fraud-Prevention Conference Draws Experts from Public, Private Sectors

Fraud can strike anywhere weak internal controls and opportunities for easy money exist.

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office catches much of it at the state and local government levels – more than $22 million in illegally spent or stolen public dollars since 2011. But the Auditor’s examinations are limited to public entities funded by tax dollars. 

04
May
Auditor Yost Announces Ohio Charter School Summit

Auditor of State Dave Yost will host Ohio’s first statewide Charter School Summit this summer to provide school educators and administrators with financial, professional and academic training.

26
Apr
Anti-Fraud Workshops: “Auditor Yost needs to make this training mandatory”

The impact of fraud on our public institutions is devastating: $3 million from a county, $1.2 million at a community schools and $1.1 million at 19 schools in one district. 

06
Apr
Statewide Fraud Training Draws Capacity Crowd; Six More Free Sessions Planned

More than 70 public officials and employees were trained yesterday on how to prevent fraud or detect it as soon as possible as part of a series of seminars provided by State Auditor Dave Yost’s office.

05
Mar
Auditor Yost Recognizes Taxpayer Heroes

Auditor of State Dave Yost recognized two individuals with the Taxpayer Hero Award today at the Local Government Officials Conference (LGOC). 

08
Jan
Auditor Yost Launches iPhone App to Help Fight Fraud

Auditor of State Dave Yost unveiled today Ohio Stops Fraud – a new iPhone app to report suspected fraud in public offices across the state.

16
May
Auditor Yost to Host and Speak at 11th Annual Fraud Conference

Auditor of State Dave Yost will welcome more than 550 attendees to the 11th Annual Emerging Trends in Fraud Investigation and Prevention Conference on Monday, May 16, at 9:15 AM at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. The annual two-day conference will address the serious and growing problem of occupational fraud in both the public and private sectors.

06
Apr
12th Annual Local Government Officials Conference

In a speech to nearly 550 local government officials today at the 12th annual Local Government Officials Conference (LGOC), Auditor of State Dave Yost announced the roll out of the Leverage for Efficiency, Accountability and Performance (LEAP) Fund for performance audits.

12
Nov
Taylor Announces Keynote Speaker for November 19 Summit on Local Government Sustainability

Noted Economist Richard DeKaser Will Discuss Outlook for Recovery at the Auditor of State’s Conference for Local Government Leaders

30
Sep
Taylor Announces Budget Sustainability Summit

Day-long program to aid local leaders experiencing budget difficulties

10
Nov
Taylor Announces New Fraud Training Program

Course provides local law enforcement with tools to investigate white collar crimes

20
Nov
Fraud Awareness Week Special Report

First in a Two Part Series Highlighting State Auditor Mary Taylor’s Special Investigations Unit Success Stories

20
Nov
Fraud Awareness Week Special Report

Second in a Two Part Series Highlighting State Auditor Mary Taylor’s Special Investigations Unit Successes Stories

21
May
Auditor Taylor Hosts Annual Fraud Awareness Conference

Meeting will promote investigation and prevention of white collar crime

12
Apr
Taylor to Offer Financial Training for Charter School Officials

Plan Aims to Improve Fiscal Oversight of Community Schools

02
Apr
Auditor Taylor Hosts Local Government Officials’ Gathering

Conference will teach leaders efficient practices, financial accountability