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Pfizer to pay $35 million to resolve allegations of improper marketing of popular organ transplant drug

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Investor Protection Press Releases

Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office has joined 41 other State Attorneys General in reaching a $35 million nationwide settlement with Pfizer Inc, as parent of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., over allegations the company unlawfully promoted Rapamune, an immunosuppressive drug currently approved by the FDA for use in preventing organ rejection after kidney transplant surgery.




Biden acts to protect military servicemembers from predatory lending scheme

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Fraud Press Releases

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other states in a settlement with a consumer lender commonly known as Rome Finance Company that resolves allegations the lender, which specialized in providing consumer financing to military servicemembers, engaged in predatory lending practices that cost servicemembers tens of […]




Child Predator Task Force arrests two men who traveled to meet their victims

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that separate undercover online investigations by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force have led to the arrest of two men who traveled to Dover-area locations to have sex with children.




Biden acts to protect Delaware homeowners from mortgage rescue scam

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Press Releases

Today, Attorney General Beau Biden a filed a lawsuit against a California-based company alleging it operates a mortgage rescue and loan assistance scam that illegally collects large upfront fees from Delaware consumers facing financial distress with the promise to secure loan modification or other relief from their mortgage lenders.




Biden Reaches Agreement with Apple on E-Book Price-Fixing Damages Claims

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice News Press Releases

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden today announced a proposed settlement of claims for monetary relief against Apple Inc. related to its participation in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for E-books. The settlement agreement, which remains subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, would resolve claims for consumer damages brought by Delaware and 32 other states and territories, as well as the states’ civil penalty claims.





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