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  Category: Department of Justice


DOJ’s Consumer Protection Unit hammers out contractor regs

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings’ Consumer Protection Unit promulgated final regulations that establish clear rules of the road for the Home Improvement Services industry in Delaware.  The regulations, issued pursuant to the Consumer Fraud Act, become effective today, November 1. The Regulation is based on hundreds of complaints received by the Department of Justice, and it requires a number […]




AG Jennings files lawsuit against chemical companies for causing contamination of Delaware’s natural resources

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2023

Attorney General seeks damages, including costs necessary to restore impacted natural resources and funding for State-run public health programs. Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced that the Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to hold numerous companies accountable for contaminating Delaware’s natural resources with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) traceable to the use and disposal […]




DOJ, Elsmere PD Secure Delaware’s First Ever Forced Labor Conviction

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2023

An Elsmere man will serve a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to multiple felonies, including Delaware’s first conviction under a Forced Labor statute originally passed in 2014. On October 13, Martin Ortiz-Lozano, 34, was sentenced to fifteen years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of Child Abuse in the First Degree and one […]




Attorney General Jennings Secures Restitution And Governance Improvements For Residents Of Noble’s Pond

Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced today that the Department of Justice has settled its lawsuit against a developer for allegedly having misled residents at Noble’s Pond, a 55+ community outside Dover, Delaware and will begin making payments to residents.  The Department’s complaint, filed in 2019, included charges that Regal Builders, LLC, its president, and related entities, violated Delaware law by […]




AG Jennings sues Meta

Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Tuesday that Delaware has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general suing Meta in federal and state courts, alleging that the company knowingly designed and deployed harmful features that purposefully addict children and teens on Instagram and its other social media platforms. At the same time, Meta falsely assured the […]







  Category: Department of Justice

DOJ’s Consumer Protection Unit hammers out contractor regs

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings’ Consumer Protection Unit promulgated final regulations that establish clear rules of the road for the Home Improvement Services industry in Delaware.  The regulations, issued pursuant to the Consumer Fraud Act, become effective today, November 1. The Regulation is based on hundreds of complaints received by the Department of Justice, and it requires a number […]




AG Jennings files lawsuit against chemical companies for causing contamination of Delaware’s natural resources

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2023

Attorney General seeks damages, including costs necessary to restore impacted natural resources and funding for State-run public health programs. Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced that the Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to hold numerous companies accountable for contaminating Delaware’s natural resources with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) traceable to the use and disposal […]




DOJ, Elsmere PD Secure Delaware’s First Ever Forced Labor Conviction

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2023

An Elsmere man will serve a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to multiple felonies, including Delaware’s first conviction under a Forced Labor statute originally passed in 2014. On October 13, Martin Ortiz-Lozano, 34, was sentenced to fifteen years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of Child Abuse in the First Degree and one […]




Attorney General Jennings Secures Restitution And Governance Improvements For Residents Of Noble’s Pond

Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced today that the Department of Justice has settled its lawsuit against a developer for allegedly having misled residents at Noble’s Pond, a 55+ community outside Dover, Delaware and will begin making payments to residents.  The Department’s complaint, filed in 2019, included charges that Regal Builders, LLC, its president, and related entities, violated Delaware law by […]




AG Jennings sues Meta

Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Tuesday that Delaware has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general suing Meta in federal and state courts, alleging that the company knowingly designed and deployed harmful features that purposefully addict children and teens on Instagram and its other social media platforms. At the same time, Meta falsely assured the […]