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AG’s Fraud and Consumer Protection Division Urges Delaware Consumers To Be On Guard Against IRS Scams And Other Financial Frauds

Date Posted: Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases Fraud

With tax season here, the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of Attorney General Matt Denn’s office warns Delaware consumers and employers to be on guard against fake IRS phone call scams and IRS Form W-2 email phishing scams that are targeting employers, including retail businesses, school districts, nonprofit organizations, and law firms. IRS Phone Call […]




$1.45 Million to Delaware for Environmental Purpose from VW Emissions Investigation

Date Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DNREC DOJ Press Releases Fraud

Delaware will receive $1.45 million for environmental projects as a result of an additional settlement between 10 states and Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi over the company’s use of “defeat devices” on the emissions controls of diesel vehicles. The settlement filed Thursday is in addition to a federal and multi-state settlement last year that obtained payments […]




Defendants Going To Prison For Murder, Gun, Assault, Rape Charges

Date Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Jamie Baker, a 47-year-old Smyrna woman, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of her husband, James D. Baker II, in 2013. Deputy Attorneys General Jason Cohee and Nicole Hartman secured the plea in Superior Court. Baker pled guilty to Murder Second Degree in February, admitting then that she had used a […]




Santander Consumer USA Holdings, Inc. to Pay $2.875 Million to Delaware Consumers Over Sub-Prime Auto Loans

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Following an investigation by the Delaware and Massachusetts Attorney General offices into the financing and securitization of sub-prime auto loans, Santander Consumer USA Holdings, Inc. has agreed to pay up to $2.875 million to harmed Delaware consumers. The investigation, conducted by the Fraud Division of Attorney General Matt Denn’s Office in partnership with the Massachusetts […]




Touch Money Gang Member Convicted In Two Murders; Also: Guilty Pleas From Two Involved in Wilmington Daylight Shooting

Date Posted: Friday, March 24th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Additional pleas and sentences for weapons, gang, and patient abuse charges One of 13 members of the Touch Money Gang indicted in 2015 for a long list of murders, shootings and other crimes has been convicted in Superior Court. John Brisco, 19, of Wilmington was found guilty of two counts of Murder First Degree, three […]




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