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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


AG Jennings, 32 other AGs warn e-commerce giants: online marketplaces aren’t exempt from price gouging laws

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings joined Wednesday a letter with 32 Attorneys General, led by Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Mexico, and Vermont, urging Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Walmart, and Craigslist to more rigorously monitor price gouging practices by online sellers using their services. “We want the business community and American consumers to know that we endeavor to balance […]




Attorney General Jennings urges consumers to report price gouging

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

With COVID-19 and a State of Emergency reshaping daily life in Delaware, Attorney General Kathy Jennings reminds consumers to stay vigilant about businesses illegally raising prices to take advantage of the public’s anxiety. “We will not tolerate preying on people’s fear and uncertainty in a public health emergency,” said Attorney General Jennings. “More than ever, we need […]




Wilmington man sentenced to life over murder-for-hire plot

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to life without parole for his central role in a June 2016 murder. Brian Wilson, also known as Fudayl Wakim, was convicted in January by a Superior Court jury for Murder First Degree, Conspiracy First Degree, and Criminal Solicitation First Degree after witness testimony, cell phone evidence, and collaboration […]




Grand jury indicts former Division of Forensic Sciences

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 2, 2020

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Monday that a grand jury has indicted a Pennsylvania man on two counts of the crime of Abusing a Corpse. In two separate incidents, James T. Schaeffer-Patton, 39, of Pennsylvania is accused of having improperly moved decedents’ bodies during his employment as […]




Attorney General Jennings announces bipartisan, multistate investigation of JUUL

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings today announced that Delaware has joined a bipartisan, multistate investigation of JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth. The investigation also concerns claims regarding nicotine content, statements regarding the risks and safety of e-cigarettes, and the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


AG Jennings, 32 other AGs warn e-commerce giants: online marketplaces aren’t exempt from price gouging laws

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings joined Wednesday a letter with 32 Attorneys General, led by Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Mexico, and Vermont, urging Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Walmart, and Craigslist to more rigorously monitor price gouging practices by online sellers using their services. “We want the business community and American consumers to know that we endeavor to balance […]




Attorney General Jennings urges consumers to report price gouging

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

With COVID-19 and a State of Emergency reshaping daily life in Delaware, Attorney General Kathy Jennings reminds consumers to stay vigilant about businesses illegally raising prices to take advantage of the public’s anxiety. “We will not tolerate preying on people’s fear and uncertainty in a public health emergency,” said Attorney General Jennings. “More than ever, we need […]




Wilmington man sentenced to life over murder-for-hire plot

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to life without parole for his central role in a June 2016 murder. Brian Wilson, also known as Fudayl Wakim, was convicted in January by a Superior Court jury for Murder First Degree, Conspiracy First Degree, and Criminal Solicitation First Degree after witness testimony, cell phone evidence, and collaboration […]




Grand jury indicts former Division of Forensic Sciences

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 2, 2020

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Monday that a grand jury has indicted a Pennsylvania man on two counts of the crime of Abusing a Corpse. In two separate incidents, James T. Schaeffer-Patton, 39, of Pennsylvania is accused of having improperly moved decedents’ bodies during his employment as […]




Attorney General Jennings announces bipartisan, multistate investigation of JUUL

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings today announced that Delaware has joined a bipartisan, multistate investigation of JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth. The investigation also concerns claims regarding nicotine content, statements regarding the risks and safety of e-cigarettes, and the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation […]