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  Archives:  August 2009

Governor signs legislation to expand victim compensation program; Victims’ Compensation

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, August 24, 2009

Delaware crime victims are eligible to receive state compensation for mental health counseling, costs of attending criminal proceedings, and other expenses through legislation signed into law by Governor Markell during an afternoon ceremony today in Wilmington. House Bill 133 expands the newly revamped Delaware’s Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program (VCAP), formerly called the Violent Crimes Compensation […]




Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force supports August housing workshops

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting two August workshops sponsored by Delaware non-profit housing agencies. These workshops, in Georgetown and Newark, are designed to help homeowners who are worried about missing a mortgage payment, are facing foreclosure, or suspect a foreclosure scam. The FREE workshops are as follows: Date Time Location Address […]




Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force supports August housing workshops to help homeowners and reduce foreclosure fraud

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting two August workshops sponsored by Delaware non-profit housing agencies. These workshops, in Georgetown and Newark, are designed to help homeowners who are worried about missing a mortgage payment, are facing foreclosure, or suspect a foreclosure scam. The FREE workshops are as follows: Date Time Location Address […]




Law enforcement agencies collaborate to better protect Delaware residents

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Delaware Department of Justice and Delaware State Police unveiled Delaware’s enhanced Sex Offender website and announced a newly-expanded registration effort during a press conference at the Delaware State Police Academy in Dover. The website changes were developed through a collaborative effort among the Attorney General’s office, Delaware State Police, Delaware Child Predator Task Force, […]




Revamped Victims’ Compensation Program moves to Attorney General’s Office

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2009

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office today applauded Governor Markell for signing House Bill 253. This legislation, signed into law last Friday, transfers the Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program to the Department of Justice, streamlines the compensation process for innocent victims of crime, and provides Delawareans statewide with local access to victim compensation services. “We welcome the […]






  Archives:  August 2009

Governor signs legislation to expand victim compensation program; Victims’ Compensation

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, August 24, 2009

Delaware crime victims are eligible to receive state compensation for mental health counseling, costs of attending criminal proceedings, and other expenses through legislation signed into law by Governor Markell during an afternoon ceremony today in Wilmington. House Bill 133 expands the newly revamped Delaware’s Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program (VCAP), formerly called the Violent Crimes Compensation […]




Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force supports August housing workshops

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting two August workshops sponsored by Delaware non-profit housing agencies. These workshops, in Georgetown and Newark, are designed to help homeowners who are worried about missing a mortgage payment, are facing foreclosure, or suspect a foreclosure scam. The FREE workshops are as follows: Date Time Location Address […]




Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force supports August housing workshops to help homeowners and reduce foreclosure fraud

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting two August workshops sponsored by Delaware non-profit housing agencies. These workshops, in Georgetown and Newark, are designed to help homeowners who are worried about missing a mortgage payment, are facing foreclosure, or suspect a foreclosure scam. The FREE workshops are as follows: Date Time Location Address […]




Law enforcement agencies collaborate to better protect Delaware residents

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Delaware Department of Justice and Delaware State Police unveiled Delaware’s enhanced Sex Offender website and announced a newly-expanded registration effort during a press conference at the Delaware State Police Academy in Dover. The website changes were developed through a collaborative effort among the Attorney General’s office, Delaware State Police, Delaware Child Predator Task Force, […]




Revamped Victims’ Compensation Program moves to Attorney General’s Office

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, August 3, 2009

The Delaware Attorney General’s Office today applauded Governor Markell for signing House Bill 253. This legislation, signed into law last Friday, transfers the Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program to the Department of Justice, streamlines the compensation process for innocent victims of crime, and provides Delawareans statewide with local access to victim compensation services. “We welcome the […]