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  Archives:  July 2009


Attorney General’s Office fights drug nuisances one property at a time – Sussex County drug haven closed in latest enforcement action

Date Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2009
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

The Attorney General’s Office announced today that it has secured the closure of a Sussex County property under Delaware’s Drug Nuisance and Social Vices Abatement Act. At a temporary abatement hearing on July 29, Superior Court Judge E. Scott Bradley found that the property, at 8855 Cedar Creek Road, in Lincoln, owned by Lillie Mae […]




Attorney General’s Office announces $60,000 fine against New York Brokerage Firm; secures

Date Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Categories:  Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

The Delaware Attorney General’s Securities Unit announced that it has fined McLaughlin, Piven & Vogel (MPV), a New York Stock Brokerage firm, for failure to adequately supervise employee Vikram Manhas. This fine resolved an investigation initiated by a complaint received from a 92 year-old Lewes investor. “The Attorney General’s Office is committed to taking aggressive […]




Delaware Attorney General’s Office announces $5 million settlement with DISH Network

Date Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office announced that it has reached an agreement with the DISH Network, L.L.C. (“DISH Network”) following a 39-state investigation triggered by consumer complaints. The states alleged that the satellite TV provider and its third-party retailers engaged in deceptive and unfair sales practices. Delaware’s Consumer Protection Fund will receive $125,000 to aid […]




Delaware announces agreement with pharmaceutical firms concerning delayed disclosure

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

The Delaware Attorney General’s office announced a settlement with Merck & Co. Inc, Shering-Plough Corporation, and joint venture company MSP Singapore Company, LLC that resolves a multi-state investigation into the companies’ lengthy delay releasing negative results from a clinical trial involving the cholesterol lowering drug Vytorin®. As a result of the investigation, the companies will […]




Attorney General’s office to host internet safety presentations this summer

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Categories:  Department of Justice Family Press Releases

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office announced its Summer internet safety presentation schedule to help educate kids about ways to protect themselves online. “During summer months kids can be at an increased risk of becoming the victim of a predator because of the increase of time available to be online,” stated Patricia Dailey Lewis, Director of […]





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