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  Category: Department of Justice


Nearly $7 million in civil penalties secured against criminal enterprises involving human trafficking

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020

A group of Superior Court judgments issued on April 22 impose a total of $6.79 million in civil penalties against a Middletown pawn shop and its operators for violations of Delaware’s racketeering statute. The Department of Justice’s Civil Division secured the judgment as the outcome of a 2017 civil racketeering complaint filed against Gold Fever […]




Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 4, 2020

Attorney General highlights domestic violence awareness amid emergency orders  Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence announced Monday that more than 100 cell phones with prepaid calls, texts, and data will be made available to Delaware domestic violence survivors as the result of a public-private-nonprofit collaboration between the Delaware Department of Justice, the […]




Top federal and state prosecutors form Delaware COVID-19 anti-fraud coalition

Captive | Captive Insurance | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020

Today, United States Attorney David C. Weiss and Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced the formation of a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anti-Fraud Coalition, aimed at better protecting the citizens of Delaware from criminal and civil fraud arising from the pandemic. The Coalition is comprised of local, state and federal agencies, investigators and prosecutors with significant […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces New Director of Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 13, 2020

Carney signs legislation permanently elevating former Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Deputy Attorney General Mark Denney will be tapped to lead the Department of Justice’s new Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust. “The DOJ is the people’s law firm, and the Division of Civil Rights […]




Attorney General Jennings Warns of Scams Related to Stimulus Checks

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings warns Delawareans to be wary of scams related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security (CARES) Act. The economic relief package includes direct payments to most Americans, totaling as much as $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for joint filers, depending on income. “During this time of uncertainty—with unemployment surging and […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Nearly $7 million in civil penalties secured against criminal enterprises involving human trafficking

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020

A group of Superior Court judgments issued on April 22 impose a total of $6.79 million in civil penalties against a Middletown pawn shop and its operators for violations of Delaware’s racketeering statute. The Department of Justice’s Civil Division secured the judgment as the outcome of a 2017 civil racketeering complaint filed against Gold Fever […]




Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 4, 2020

Attorney General highlights domestic violence awareness amid emergency orders  Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence announced Monday that more than 100 cell phones with prepaid calls, texts, and data will be made available to Delaware domestic violence survivors as the result of a public-private-nonprofit collaboration between the Delaware Department of Justice, the […]




Top federal and state prosecutors form Delaware COVID-19 anti-fraud coalition

Captive | Captive Insurance | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020

Today, United States Attorney David C. Weiss and Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced the formation of a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anti-Fraud Coalition, aimed at better protecting the citizens of Delaware from criminal and civil fraud arising from the pandemic. The Coalition is comprised of local, state and federal agencies, investigators and prosecutors with significant […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces New Director of Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, April 13, 2020

Carney signs legislation permanently elevating former Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Deputy Attorney General Mark Denney will be tapped to lead the Department of Justice’s new Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust. “The DOJ is the people’s law firm, and the Division of Civil Rights […]




Attorney General Jennings Warns of Scams Related to Stimulus Checks

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings warns Delawareans to be wary of scams related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security (CARES) Act. The economic relief package includes direct payments to most Americans, totaling as much as $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for joint filers, depending on income. “During this time of uncertainty—with unemployment surging and […]