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  Category: Department of Justice


Prosecutors Secure Convictions Against Serial Child Abusers

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The Delaware Department of Justice has secured multiple felony convictions against a Kent County couple charged with the serial abuse and torture of their children, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Wednesday. “These are the cases that keep us up at night,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The pain that these children endured — and that it […]




Delaware joins $10 million settlement with ACI Worldwide over attempted unauthorized withdrawals

Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Attorney General Jennings joined a multistate coalition of attorneys general announcing a $10 million settlement with payment processor ACI Worldwide over a 2021 testing error that led to the attempted unauthorized withdrawal of $2.3 billion from the accounts of mortgage-holders. This case was investigated and negotiated with the state financial regulators. The state regulators have entered […]




Attorney General Jennings announces multistate settlement with Inmediata for data breach im

Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Attorney General Jennings announced today that Delaware, along with 32 other attorneys general, has reached a settlement with healthcare clearinghouse Inmediata for a coding issue that exposed the protected health information (“PHI”) of approximately 1.5 million consumers for almost three years. Under the settlement, Inmediata has agreed to overhaul its data security and breach notification […]




AG Jennings announces conviction of Cpl. Keith Heacook’s murderer

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 16, 2023

Prosecutors have convicted a Delmar man for the murder of Cpl. Keith Heacook in April 2021. Randon Wilkerson, 32, will serve the rest of his life in prison following a stipulated non-jury trial in which he was convicted of 16 charges, including two counts of Murder 1st Degree and 11 other felonies. “Cpl. Keith Heacook served […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Plea For A Violent Gun Offender 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 13, 2023

Plea agreement brings lengthy prison time, resolves five pending cases  On October 2, 34-year-old Timothy Thomas of Wilmington pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited in New Castle County Superior Court following an investigation into the July 2020 shooting of Andre Hickson. “I am grateful to our prosecutors and the Wilmington Police Department for their […]







  Category: Department of Justice

Prosecutors Secure Convictions Against Serial Child Abusers

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The Delaware Department of Justice has secured multiple felony convictions against a Kent County couple charged with the serial abuse and torture of their children, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Wednesday. “These are the cases that keep us up at night,” said Attorney General Jennings. “The pain that these children endured — and that it […]




Delaware joins $10 million settlement with ACI Worldwide over attempted unauthorized withdrawals

Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Attorney General Jennings joined a multistate coalition of attorneys general announcing a $10 million settlement with payment processor ACI Worldwide over a 2021 testing error that led to the attempted unauthorized withdrawal of $2.3 billion from the accounts of mortgage-holders. This case was investigated and negotiated with the state financial regulators. The state regulators have entered […]




Attorney General Jennings announces multistate settlement with Inmediata for data breach im

Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Attorney General Jennings announced today that Delaware, along with 32 other attorneys general, has reached a settlement with healthcare clearinghouse Inmediata for a coding issue that exposed the protected health information (“PHI”) of approximately 1.5 million consumers for almost three years. Under the settlement, Inmediata has agreed to overhaul its data security and breach notification […]




AG Jennings announces conviction of Cpl. Keith Heacook’s murderer

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 16, 2023

Prosecutors have convicted a Delmar man for the murder of Cpl. Keith Heacook in April 2021. Randon Wilkerson, 32, will serve the rest of his life in prison following a stipulated non-jury trial in which he was convicted of 16 charges, including two counts of Murder 1st Degree and 11 other felonies. “Cpl. Keith Heacook served […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Plea For A Violent Gun Offender 

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 13, 2023

Plea agreement brings lengthy prison time, resolves five pending cases  On October 2, 34-year-old Timothy Thomas of Wilmington pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited in New Castle County Superior Court following an investigation into the July 2020 shooting of Andre Hickson. “I am grateful to our prosecutors and the Wilmington Police Department for their […]