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News Archives for March 2009

Statewide Senior Abuse Training to be held April 1 – 2, 2009

Date Posted:Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Categories:  Criminal Press Releases

Media invited to attend April 1st opening session, which begins at 8:00 a.m. On Wednesday, April 1, a two-day statewide training entitled “Recognizing and responding to abuse of the elderly and the disabled” will be held for Delaware law enforcement and first responders. The training, offered by Attorney General Biden’s Senior Abuse Initiative and hosted […]

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State Securities Regulators Urge Congress to Provide Greater Resources to Fight Investment Fraud

Date Posted:Friday, March 20th, 2009
Categories:  Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

Ropp: “State securities regulators have the determination, willpower and experience to pursue perpetrators of financial crime.” WASHINGTON (March 20, 2009) – Drawing from their experience on the front lines of investor protection, two state securities regulators offered the House Financial Services Committee concrete proposals to enhance the states’ ability to pursue and prosecute perpetrators of […]

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The Delaware Department of Justice announces $455,000 settlement in Medicaid Fraud case

Date Posted:Friday, March 13th, 2009
Categories:  Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice announced that it has reached an agreement with Rite Aid of Delaware, Inc. (“Rite Aid”) to resolve allegations that the company, through one of its Delaware pharmacists, Bruce Costa, generated false prescriptions for pharmaceutical products that were submitted for reimbursement to the Delaware Medicaid Program but were not provided to […]

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DELAWARE URGES CONGRESS TO PROTECT HOMEOWNERS FROM FORECLOSURE

Date Posted:Friday, March 6th, 2009
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice called on the US Congress to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to permit federal Bankruptcy Courts to protect families from foreclosure. In a letter sent to House and Senate Leadership the Attorneys General of 22 states and the District of Columbia report that, despite efforts by state and federal government […]

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Andre Blake sentenced to life behind bars for 2007 Dover homicide

Date Posted:Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice today announced that Andre Blake, age 28 of Dover, has been sentenced by Judge Robert B. Young to prison for his natural life, followed by 45 years incarceration, followed by 2 years of intensive probation. Today’s sentence follows Blake’s January 26, 2009 conviction in Kent County Superior Court of First […]

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