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  Archives:  January 2006

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANBERG, PHILIP MORRIS USA REACH LANDMARK AGREEMENT TO REDUCE ILLEGAL INTERNET CIGARETTE SALES

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2006

Attorney General Carl Danberg today announced that Philip Morris USA (“PM USA”) has agreed to incorporate protocols aimed at combating the illegal sale of PM USA cigarettes over the Internet and through the mails.




DANBERG ANNOUNCES HIS LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg today released his legislative agenda for the 2006 legislative session.




Ameriquest Will Pay $325 Million and Reform its Lending Practices to Resolve States’ Investigations

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced today that Ameriquest Mortgage Company, the nation’s largest sub-prime lender, has agreed to pay $295 million to consumers and make sweeping reforms of practices that states alleged amounted to predatory lending. Ameriquest also will pay a total of $30 million to the 49 states and D.C. that are participating in the settlement agreement for costs of the investigation and consumer education and enforcement..




ADVANCE LOAN FEE SCAMS OFFERED TO DELAWARE RESIDENTS

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced that the Fraud Division of the Delaware Department of Justice has received complaints, similar to those described across the country, concerning Advance Loan Fee Scams.




ATTORNEY GENERAL’S INVESTIGATIVE REPORT ISSUED REGARDING ELECTION COMMISSIONER’S POLITICAL ACTIVITY

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced that his office has issued today an Attorney General’s Investigative Report on whether State Election Commissioner, Frank Calio, violated Delaware law through his articles and commentaries discussing political subjects.






  Archives:  January 2006

ATTORNEY GENERAL DANBERG, PHILIP MORRIS USA REACH LANDMARK AGREEMENT TO REDUCE ILLEGAL INTERNET CIGARETTE SALES

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2006

Attorney General Carl Danberg today announced that Philip Morris USA (“PM USA”) has agreed to incorporate protocols aimed at combating the illegal sale of PM USA cigarettes over the Internet and through the mails.




DANBERG ANNOUNCES HIS LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg today released his legislative agenda for the 2006 legislative session.




Ameriquest Will Pay $325 Million and Reform its Lending Practices to Resolve States’ Investigations

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced today that Ameriquest Mortgage Company, the nation’s largest sub-prime lender, has agreed to pay $295 million to consumers and make sweeping reforms of practices that states alleged amounted to predatory lending. Ameriquest also will pay a total of $30 million to the 49 states and D.C. that are participating in the settlement agreement for costs of the investigation and consumer education and enforcement..




ADVANCE LOAN FEE SCAMS OFFERED TO DELAWARE RESIDENTS

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced that the Fraud Division of the Delaware Department of Justice has received complaints, similar to those described across the country, concerning Advance Loan Fee Scams.




ATTORNEY GENERAL’S INVESTIGATIVE REPORT ISSUED REGARDING ELECTION COMMISSIONER’S POLITICAL ACTIVITY

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Attorney General Carl C. Danberg announced that his office has issued today an Attorney General’s Investigative Report on whether State Election Commissioner, Frank Calio, violated Delaware law through his articles and commentaries discussing political subjects.