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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Wilmington Man Indicted For Solid Gold Jewelers Robbery And Assault

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022

Defendant faces decades in prison Department of Justice prosecutors indicted a man Monday for robbing and brutally assaulting the owner of a Wilmington jewelry store in September 2022.  Calvin Ushery, Jr., 39, is charged with multiple felonies — including Assault 1st Degree — for the attack, which was caught on video. In the video, Ushery pistol-whips the victim […]




AG Jennings Announces $3.1 Billion Opioid Settlement With Walmart

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Attorney General Kathy Jennings today announced that Delaware has reached a settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores. The settlement will provide $3.1 billion nationally and will require significant improvements in how Walmart’s pharmacies handle […]




Delaware Joins Combined $15 Million Multistate Settlements Over 2015 Experian Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced today that Delaware, along with 39 states, has obtained two multistate settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (“Experian”) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals who submitted credit applications with T-Mobile. Under the […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces Settlement With Experian-Owned Company Over Sensitive Information Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Jennings today announced a multistate settlement with Experian Data Corp (“EDC”) for failing to warn affected consumers after it learned that an identity thief was posing as a private investigator and retrieving sensitive personal information from Court Ventures Inc., a database that EDC had purchased. In 2012, the U.S. Secret Service notified EDC […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Verdicts In Madison Sparrow Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Defendant’s murder conviction follows co-conspirator’s guilty plea The Department of Justice secured convictions on all counts, including 1st Degree Murder, against a Newark defendant charged with the killing of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday. Sparrow was first reported missing on October 2, 2020; a subsequent investigation by Delaware State Police and […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Wilmington Man Indicted For Solid Gold Jewelers Robbery And Assault

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022

Defendant faces decades in prison Department of Justice prosecutors indicted a man Monday for robbing and brutally assaulting the owner of a Wilmington jewelry store in September 2022.  Calvin Ushery, Jr., 39, is charged with multiple felonies — including Assault 1st Degree — for the attack, which was caught on video. In the video, Ushery pistol-whips the victim […]




AG Jennings Announces $3.1 Billion Opioid Settlement With Walmart

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Attorney General Kathy Jennings today announced that Delaware has reached a settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores. The settlement will provide $3.1 billion nationally and will require significant improvements in how Walmart’s pharmacies handle […]




Delaware Joins Combined $15 Million Multistate Settlements Over 2015 Experian Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced today that Delaware, along with 39 states, has obtained two multistate settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (“Experian”) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals who submitted credit applications with T-Mobile. Under the […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces Settlement With Experian-Owned Company Over Sensitive Information Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Jennings today announced a multistate settlement with Experian Data Corp (“EDC”) for failing to warn affected consumers after it learned that an identity thief was posing as a private investigator and retrieving sensitive personal information from Court Ventures Inc., a database that EDC had purchased. In 2012, the U.S. Secret Service notified EDC […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Verdicts In Madison Sparrow Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Defendant’s murder conviction follows co-conspirator’s guilty plea The Department of Justice secured convictions on all counts, including 1st Degree Murder, against a Newark defendant charged with the killing of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday. Sparrow was first reported missing on October 2, 2020; a subsequent investigation by Delaware State Police and […]