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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Attorney General Jennings Announces Multistate Settlement with C.R. Bard

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020

Attorney General Jennings announced Friday a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. The settlement follows a 2019 settlement with Johnson & Johnson Ethicon, Inc. for similar conduct. Surgical mesh is a […]




Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust releases supplemental McDole report

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Report addresses firearm, claims of new evidence The Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) released Tuesday a supplemental report regarding the September 23, 2015 police shooting of Jeremy McDole. After the DOJ was presented in June with claims of new evidence and concerns about the validity of firearms evidence cited […]




AG Jennings announces settlement with Novartis regarding allegations of improper kickbacks

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has joined the United States, twenty-seven other states, and the District of Columbia to settle allegations against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“Novartis”). Delaware’s settlement amount of $94,450.99 will go to the Division of Medicaid and Medicaid Assistance (“DMMA”) within the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (“DHSS”). […]




Consumer Protection Unit secures $337,000 in debt relief for Delaware ITT Tech

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit have secured an agreement to obtain $337,478.96 in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a multistate settlement that a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached with PEAKS Trust, a private […]




Former Fenwick Island Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct, Falsifying Business Records

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The former Chief of the Fenwick Island Police Department has pleaded guilty to Official Misconduct and Falsifying Business Records. Boyden was indicted in August after knowingly submitting, between February of 2014 and March of 2020, false reports to the Delaware Council on Police Training indicating that he had been certified in firearms.  Boyden was charged with, and pleaded guilty to, one count of […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Attorney General Jennings Announces Multistate Settlement with C.R. Bard

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020

Attorney General Jennings announced Friday a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. The settlement follows a 2019 settlement with Johnson & Johnson Ethicon, Inc. for similar conduct. Surgical mesh is a […]




Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust releases supplemental McDole report

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Report addresses firearm, claims of new evidence The Department of Justice’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) released Tuesday a supplemental report regarding the September 23, 2015 police shooting of Jeremy McDole. After the DOJ was presented in June with claims of new evidence and concerns about the validity of firearms evidence cited […]




AG Jennings announces settlement with Novartis regarding allegations of improper kickbacks

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, September 21, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has joined the United States, twenty-seven other states, and the District of Columbia to settle allegations against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“Novartis”). Delaware’s settlement amount of $94,450.99 will go to the Division of Medicaid and Medicaid Assistance (“DMMA”) within the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (“DHSS”). […]




Consumer Protection Unit secures $337,000 in debt relief for Delaware ITT Tech

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit have secured an agreement to obtain $337,478.96 in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a multistate settlement that a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached with PEAKS Trust, a private […]




Former Fenwick Island Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct, Falsifying Business Records

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The former Chief of the Fenwick Island Police Department has pleaded guilty to Official Misconduct and Falsifying Business Records. Boyden was indicted in August after knowingly submitting, between February of 2014 and March of 2020, false reports to the Delaware Council on Police Training indicating that he had been certified in firearms.  Boyden was charged with, and pleaded guilty to, one count of […]