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  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings reaches opioid settlement with McKinsey & Company

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday a $573 million multistate settlement with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, McKinsey & Company, resolving investigations into the company’s role in helping opioid companies promote their drugs and profiting from the opioid epidemic. “These are the first damages Delaware’s recovered from the people responsible for the opioid […]




AG Jennings Warns Investors of Risks of Market Volatility, Reminds Regulated Firms of Customer Obligations

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 1, 2021

The Delaware Department of Justice Investor Protection Unit is closely monitoring the extreme price volatility of certain stocks and cautioned investors about the risks associated with investing in publicly traded companies that are experiencing volatility. “It can be risky investing in stocks with extreme changes in price over a short period of time. Investors should […]




Lincoln man to serve life in prison for 2018 homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021

A Lincoln man has been sentenced for the 2018 murder of a 20-year-old. Ahmir Bailey, 22, was convicted in October 2019 of five felonies, including First Degree Murder, and two misdemeanors after an investigation linked him and a codefendant to the shooting death of Jameir Vann-Robinson, of Smyrna. In May 2018, Bailey and a co-defendant, […]




Lawmakers, DOJ Announce Legislation To Stop Unfair Business Practices

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Legislation introduced in the Delaware House of Representatives Thursday would encourage competition, and protect consumers and business alike, by empowering the Attorney General to intervene against unfair business practices. Deceptive business practices have been illegal under Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act, passed in 1965. However, Delaware is one of only six states that do not also […]




AG Jennings’ op-ed: A house divided

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“We must settle this question now, whether in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government whenever they choose. If we fail it will go far to prove the incapability of the people to govern themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln, 1861 When he was sworn in, Abraham Lincoln faced the greatest […]







  Category: Department of Justice


AG Jennings reaches opioid settlement with McKinsey & Company

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday a $573 million multistate settlement with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, McKinsey & Company, resolving investigations into the company’s role in helping opioid companies promote their drugs and profiting from the opioid epidemic. “These are the first damages Delaware’s recovered from the people responsible for the opioid […]




AG Jennings Warns Investors of Risks of Market Volatility, Reminds Regulated Firms of Customer Obligations

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 1, 2021

The Delaware Department of Justice Investor Protection Unit is closely monitoring the extreme price volatility of certain stocks and cautioned investors about the risks associated with investing in publicly traded companies that are experiencing volatility. “It can be risky investing in stocks with extreme changes in price over a short period of time. Investors should […]




Lincoln man to serve life in prison for 2018 homicide

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021

A Lincoln man has been sentenced for the 2018 murder of a 20-year-old. Ahmir Bailey, 22, was convicted in October 2019 of five felonies, including First Degree Murder, and two misdemeanors after an investigation linked him and a codefendant to the shooting death of Jameir Vann-Robinson, of Smyrna. In May 2018, Bailey and a co-defendant, […]




Lawmakers, DOJ Announce Legislation To Stop Unfair Business Practices

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Legislation introduced in the Delaware House of Representatives Thursday would encourage competition, and protect consumers and business alike, by empowering the Attorney General to intervene against unfair business practices. Deceptive business practices have been illegal under Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act, passed in 1965. However, Delaware is one of only six states that do not also […]




AG Jennings’ op-ed: A house divided

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“We must settle this question now, whether in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government whenever they choose. If we fail it will go far to prove the incapability of the people to govern themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln, 1861 When he was sworn in, Abraham Lincoln faced the greatest […]