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Department of Justice to present public education forums statewide during

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 23, 2009



The Delaware Department of Justice will sponsor several informational public
forums across Delaware next week in conjunction with 2009 National Consumer Protection Week.
Each Delaware program will focus on identity theft, charity fraud, and common consumer scams, all
crimes that have seen an increase across the First State. The presentations will take place:
Date Time Host Organization Location

Monday, March 2 12:30 p.m. Georgetown Cheer Center 546 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown
Tuesday March 3 2:00 p.m.
Ingleside Retirement Apartments
1005 N. Franklin Street, Wilmington
Wednesday, March 4 10:15 a.m. Modern Maturity Center 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover
Thursday, March 5 2:00 p.m. Cokesbury Village 726 Loveville Road, Hockessin
Friday, March 6 10:30 a.m. Newark Senior Center 200 White Chapel Drive, Newark
Each presentation will last approximately one hour and will be led by a Deputy Attorney
General from the Department’s Consumer Protection Unit. Participant questions will be encouraged.
Each presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
“Consumer Protection Week provides an important opportunity to educate consumers about
how to guard themselves against fraud and protect their financial security,” stated Timothy Mullaney,
Director of the Delaware Department of Justice Fraud and Consumer Protection Division. “We
encourage consumers of all ages to attend these interactive programs, learn to recognize the warning
signs of common scams, and prevent themselves and their families from becoming victims.”
Delaware consumers are urged to report suspected scams or fraudulent solicitations to the
Department’s Consumer Protection Unit by calling (toll-free) 1-800-220-5424, e-mailing
consumer.protection@delaware.gov, or visiting the web at www.attorneygeneral.delaware.gov.
Learn more about National Consumer Protection Week by visiting www.consumer.gov/ncpw
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Department of Justice to present public education forums statewide during

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 23, 2009



The Delaware Department of Justice will sponsor several informational public
forums across Delaware next week in conjunction with 2009 National Consumer Protection Week.
Each Delaware program will focus on identity theft, charity fraud, and common consumer scams, all
crimes that have seen an increase across the First State. The presentations will take place:
Date Time Host Organization Location

Monday, March 2 12:30 p.m. Georgetown Cheer Center 546 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown
Tuesday March 3 2:00 p.m.
Ingleside Retirement Apartments
1005 N. Franklin Street, Wilmington
Wednesday, March 4 10:15 a.m. Modern Maturity Center 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover
Thursday, March 5 2:00 p.m. Cokesbury Village 726 Loveville Road, Hockessin
Friday, March 6 10:30 a.m. Newark Senior Center 200 White Chapel Drive, Newark
Each presentation will last approximately one hour and will be led by a Deputy Attorney
General from the Department’s Consumer Protection Unit. Participant questions will be encouraged.
Each presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
“Consumer Protection Week provides an important opportunity to educate consumers about
how to guard themselves against fraud and protect their financial security,” stated Timothy Mullaney,
Director of the Delaware Department of Justice Fraud and Consumer Protection Division. “We
encourage consumers of all ages to attend these interactive programs, learn to recognize the warning
signs of common scams, and prevent themselves and their families from becoming victims.”
Delaware consumers are urged to report suspected scams or fraudulent solicitations to the
Department’s Consumer Protection Unit by calling (toll-free) 1-800-220-5424, e-mailing
consumer.protection@delaware.gov, or visiting the web at www.attorneygeneral.delaware.gov.
Learn more about National Consumer Protection Week by visiting www.consumer.gov/ncpw
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