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Eligible Delaware Residents Can Still Submit Claims for Provigil Settlement

Date Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

To receive settlement funds, claims must be filed by Wednesday, June 25, 2017 Delaware residents who paid for the brand-name drug Provigil or generic modafinil from June 24, 2006, to March 31, 2012 are urged file claims in a $125 million multistate settlement that provides $35 million for distribution to consumers, the Delaware Department of […]




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 […]




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 […]




Two Newark Apartment Complexes Sued for Consumer Fraud

Date Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases Fraud News

The Delaware Department of Justice has filed suit against the owners and manager of two Newark apartment complexes for numerous violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Attorney General Matt Denn announced the civil complaint filed in New Castle County Superior Court against Metrodev Newark, owners of the Autumn Park Apartments on Winterhaven Drive, Water Polo […]




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