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Biden, 43 colleagues support federal legislation providing restitution to child pornography victims

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and his colleagues in 43 U.S. states and territories voiced support today for a Congressional proposal that would provide financial support for victims of child pornography. The Attorneys General sent a letter today to the leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a House Judiciary Subcommittee calling on federal lawmakers to vote this year on the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014




Biden reaches phone cramming settlement with AT&T

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

Attorney General Beau Biden today announced a nationwide settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC that resolves allegations the company placed charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills that had not been authorized by the consumer, a practice known as “mobile cramming.” The $105 million settlement includes $80 million in refunds to consumers who were “crammed” and a $25 million payment to the Attorneys General and the Federal Communications Commission.




October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Date Posted: Friday, October 3rd, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Criminal Justice Council Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Family News Press Releases

WILMINGTON, Del.- The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council would like to remind everyone that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Last year in Delaware, 23,985 domestic violence incidents were reported to law enforcement, and Family Court issued 1,546 orders for Protection From Abuse. Governor Markell will declare October 2014 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the […]




Biden warns consumers to be aware of telephone tax, lottery/sweepstakes scams

Date Posted: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden today alerted consumers to be on the lookout for two unrelated telephone scams that have targeted large numbers of consumers in Delaware and beyond. The scammers appear to be randomly targeting victims, claiming that victims owe back taxes to the government, or owe processing fees to collect a sweepstakes prize.




Biden’s office secures 10-year prison sentence for Newark child predator, announces arrest of Millsboro man for dealing in child pornography

Date Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Beau Biden’s office announced today that a Newark man arrested by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force last December following a proactive undercover online investigation into the distribution of child pornography received a ten-year prison sentence this morning.





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