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Consumer Protection Unit Obtains Penalties Against Company For Misleading Mailings

Date Posted: Monday, August 14th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

For a second time, a Michigan-based company that sells corporate forms has reached a settlement with the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice after being alleged to have engaged in deceptive business practices in Delaware. The latest settlement comes as the result of a complaint filed by CPU in the Court of […]




Attorney General’s Office Warns Delawareans About Rental Scams

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

The Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice warns Delawareans during this peak vacation season to be careful when they are looking for a vacation rental. The scammers operating rental scam schemes find legitimate rental postings and capture the information and photos of the property, and then list it on Craigslist or other […]




Attorney General Denn Strongly Urges Federal Communications Commission to Take Action Against Robocalls

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

In a letter sent to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) on Monday, Attorney General Matt Denn and a bi-partisan group of 29 state attorneys general are urging the FCC to adopt rules that would allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls – some of which lead to consumer scams. The FCC has requested public comment […]




Funding For Summer and After-School Programs For Teens, Youth Announced

Date Posted: Monday, June 19th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice Department of Labor DOJ Press Releases

Summer Recreation, Work Readiness, STEM Programs Receive Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund Grants Summer and after-school programs for teenagers and youth will be up and running around Delaware in the next few months, thanks to more than $900,000 in grants aimed at reducing crime and revitalizing neighborhoods. Funds for the grants, announced Monday, were allocated to […]




Delaware Joins Other States in Settlement With Pharmaceutical Company Regarding the Marketing of Over-The-Counter Drugs

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Forty-three states, including Delaware, have reached a settlement with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. and Johnson & Johnson over allegations that the manufacturers inaccurately promoted their over-the-counter (OTC) drugs as complying with federally mandated current Good Manufacturing Practices despite some manufacturing facilities did not comply. The state alleged that between 2009 and 2011, McNeil Consumer […]




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