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  Category: Department of Justice


Guilty Pleas for Bank Robber and Drug Dealer

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2019

A 49-year-old Townsend man has pled guilty to robbing a Middletown bank. Deputy Attorney General Rebecca Song secured the plea from Nathaniel Lester with the assistance of social worker Crystal Pitts. Detective Julia Fabbroni of the Middletown Police Department was the Chief Investigating Officer. In November 2018, Lester walked into the Fulton Bank branch in […]




Wells Fargo Consumer Redress Review Program Mandated By National Settlement With AGs Starts

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Program allows consumers, who have not been made whole through other remediation programs, to have inquiry reviewed by escalation team Wells Fargo has begun a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not yet been made whole through other remediation programs already in place can seek to have their inquiry or complaint reviewed […]




Prison Sentence for Hockessin Killing

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019

Prosecutors also secure guilty pleas to drug, weapons, and rape charges The New York man who shot and killed a Hockessin man was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Brian Robertson, Cari Chapman, Matthew Keating, and Abby Adams prosecuted the case against Benjamin Rauf, 29, of Westerlo, NY. In August 2015, Shazim […]




Attorney General Jennings Joins Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Declaration of National Emergency

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

WILMINGTON – Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings has joined 15 other attorneys general in a lawsuit to block President Trump’s unilateral spending of federal defense funds for construction of a border wall under the guise of an “emergency.” The complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief was filed Monday in U.S. District Court for Northern California. […]




Attorney General Jennings Unveils Internal Reform Measures for Criminal Prosecution

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

Prosecutors encouraged to divert more low-level offenders to treatment, ask for low end of sentencing, support commutations and expungements Citing incarceration and recidivism rates that outstrip the national average, an unprecedented opioid epidemic, and a groundswell of public support for reform, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday morning more than 30 internal protocols and positions […]







  Category: Department of Justice


Guilty Pleas for Bank Robber and Drug Dealer

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2019

A 49-year-old Townsend man has pled guilty to robbing a Middletown bank. Deputy Attorney General Rebecca Song secured the plea from Nathaniel Lester with the assistance of social worker Crystal Pitts. Detective Julia Fabbroni of the Middletown Police Department was the Chief Investigating Officer. In November 2018, Lester walked into the Fulton Bank branch in […]




Wells Fargo Consumer Redress Review Program Mandated By National Settlement With AGs Starts

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Program allows consumers, who have not been made whole through other remediation programs, to have inquiry reviewed by escalation team Wells Fargo has begun a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not yet been made whole through other remediation programs already in place can seek to have their inquiry or complaint reviewed […]




Prison Sentence for Hockessin Killing

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019

Prosecutors also secure guilty pleas to drug, weapons, and rape charges The New York man who shot and killed a Hockessin man was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Deputy Attorneys General Brian Robertson, Cari Chapman, Matthew Keating, and Abby Adams prosecuted the case against Benjamin Rauf, 29, of Westerlo, NY. In August 2015, Shazim […]




Attorney General Jennings Joins Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Declaration of National Emergency

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

WILMINGTON – Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings has joined 15 other attorneys general in a lawsuit to block President Trump’s unilateral spending of federal defense funds for construction of a border wall under the guise of an “emergency.” The complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief was filed Monday in U.S. District Court for Northern California. […]




Attorney General Jennings Unveils Internal Reform Measures for Criminal Prosecution

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

Prosecutors encouraged to divert more low-level offenders to treatment, ask for low end of sentencing, support commutations and expungements Citing incarceration and recidivism rates that outstrip the national average, an unprecedented opioid epidemic, and a groundswell of public support for reform, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday morning more than 30 internal protocols and positions […]