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  Archives:  November 2009

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

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, November 30, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting December workshops in Middletown, Claymont, New Castle, and Seaford 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 Saturday December 5 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. […]




Biden shuts down Sussex County drug haven

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the Delaware Department of Justice has secured the closure of a property under Delaware’s Nuisance Abatement Act. At the Department’s request a Superior Court judge closed 28565 Blueberry Lane, near Frankford. “This property is a poster child for how drug crime and violence destabilizes neighborhoods and threatens the […]




Biden secures over $1 million in federal funding to expand the fight against child predators

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Attorney General Beau Biden announced that the Delaware Child Predator Task Force has been awarded $1.1 million in federal grant funding to continue and expand its fight against online child sexual exploitation. Nearly half of the award comes from the federal Recovery Act, also known as stimulus funds. The awards will be used to enhance […]




Attorney General’s Office secured indictment of Delaware photographer in child predator case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III announced the indictment of 52 year-old Newark resident, Steven Hughes. Hughes is charged with 30 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and 30 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography. He was arrested several weeks ago at his second home near Millsboro, Delaware. “Child predators in Delaware should be […]




Biden applauds New Jersey for joining Delaware’s dredging lawsuit

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The State of New Jersey has decided to join in the lawsuit Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III, filed recently in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to halt the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) from dredging the Delaware River. “New Jersey’s decision demonstrates its shared commitment with Delaware to protect […]






  Archives:  November 2009

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

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Monday, November 30, 2009

The Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force is supporting December workshops in Middletown, Claymont, New Castle, and Seaford 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 Saturday December 5 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. […]




Biden shuts down Sussex County drug haven

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the Delaware Department of Justice has secured the closure of a property under Delaware’s Nuisance Abatement Act. At the Department’s request a Superior Court judge closed 28565 Blueberry Lane, near Frankford. “This property is a poster child for how drug crime and violence destabilizes neighborhoods and threatens the […]




Biden secures over $1 million in federal funding to expand the fight against child predators

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Attorney General Beau Biden announced that the Delaware Child Predator Task Force has been awarded $1.1 million in federal grant funding to continue and expand its fight against online child sexual exploitation. Nearly half of the award comes from the federal Recovery Act, also known as stimulus funds. The awards will be used to enhance […]




Attorney General’s Office secured indictment of Delaware photographer in child predator case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III announced the indictment of 52 year-old Newark resident, Steven Hughes. Hughes is charged with 30 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and 30 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography. He was arrested several weeks ago at his second home near Millsboro, Delaware. “Child predators in Delaware should be […]




Biden applauds New Jersey for joining Delaware’s dredging lawsuit

Civil Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The State of New Jersey has decided to join in the lawsuit Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III, filed recently in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to halt the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) from dredging the Delaware River. “New Jersey’s decision demonstrates its shared commitment with Delaware to protect […]