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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 […]




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 […]




Delaware Consumers To Be Compensated Under Settlements With Volkswagen Over Emissions Fraud

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases News

VW required to repurchase or fix falsely-marketed diesel vehicles, provide restitution and address environmental harms; Attorneys General obtain civil penalties   An agreement with Volkswagen to resolve a series of state and federal settlements will provide cash payments to affected consumers, require Volkswagen to buy back or modify certain VW and Audi 2.0-liter diesel vehicles, […]




Gun, Drug, and Fraud Cases Highlight Recent Work of Department of Justice

Date Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Categories:  Consumer Protection Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Prosecutors in the Department of Justice’s Criminal and Fraud and Consumer Protection Divisions had several significant successes recently. Deputy Attorney General Casey Ewart secured a prison sentence for 27-year old Tyrone Bussey of Yonkers, New York. In March 2015, Bussey, who was staying in his girlfriend’s apartment the 700 block of West 7th Street in […]





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