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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Statement from Attorney General Jennings on Governor Carney’s executive order announcement

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement regarding Governor Carney’s announcement of a forthcoming executive order on police reform: Governor Carney demonstrated real leadership today. Banning chokeholds, ending the practice of ruining kids’ lives by posting their mugshots online while they are presumed innocent, participating in the national use-of-force database, and implementing greater officer […]




Statement from Attorney General Jennings on violence in Washington, D.C.

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released Tuesday the following statement on brutality authorized against protestors in Washington D.C.: I have struggled to find the words for yesterday’s events in Lafayette Square. In a long series of daily outrages and capricious decisions, the violence exacted yesterday against lawful, peaceful protestors is among the most shameful. That lawful Americans […]




Nearly $7 million in civil penalties secured against criminal enterprises involving human trafficking

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020

A group of Superior Court judgments issued on April 22 impose a total of $6.79 million in civil penalties against a Middletown pawn shop and its operators for violations of Delaware’s racketeering statute. The Department of Justice’s Civil Division secured the judgment as the outcome of a 2017 civil racketeering complaint filed against Gold Fever […]




Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 4, 2020

Attorney General highlights domestic violence awareness amid emergency orders  Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence announced Monday that more than 100 cell phones with prepaid calls, texts, and data will be made available to Delaware domestic violence survivors as the result of a public-private-nonprofit collaboration between the Delaware Department of Justice, the […]




Top federal and state prosecutors form Delaware COVID-19 anti-fraud coalition

Captive | Captive Insurance | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020

Today, United States Attorney David C. Weiss and Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced the formation of a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anti-Fraud Coalition, aimed at better protecting the citizens of Delaware from criminal and civil fraud arising from the pandemic. The Coalition is comprised of local, state and federal agencies, investigators and prosecutors with significant […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Statement from Attorney General Jennings on Governor Carney’s executive order announcement

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement regarding Governor Carney’s announcement of a forthcoming executive order on police reform: Governor Carney demonstrated real leadership today. Banning chokeholds, ending the practice of ruining kids’ lives by posting their mugshots online while they are presumed innocent, participating in the national use-of-force database, and implementing greater officer […]




Statement from Attorney General Jennings on violence in Washington, D.C.

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released Tuesday the following statement on brutality authorized against protestors in Washington D.C.: I have struggled to find the words for yesterday’s events in Lafayette Square. In a long series of daily outrages and capricious decisions, the violence exacted yesterday against lawful, peaceful protestors is among the most shameful. That lawful Americans […]




Nearly $7 million in civil penalties secured against criminal enterprises involving human trafficking

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020

A group of Superior Court judgments issued on April 22 impose a total of $6.79 million in civil penalties against a Middletown pawn shop and its operators for violations of Delaware’s racketeering statute. The Department of Justice’s Civil Division secured the judgment as the outcome of a 2017 civil racketeering complaint filed against Gold Fever […]




Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 4, 2020

Attorney General highlights domestic violence awareness amid emergency orders  Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence announced Monday that more than 100 cell phones with prepaid calls, texts, and data will be made available to Delaware domestic violence survivors as the result of a public-private-nonprofit collaboration between the Delaware Department of Justice, the […]




Top federal and state prosecutors form Delaware COVID-19 anti-fraud coalition

Captive | Captive Insurance | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020

Today, United States Attorney David C. Weiss and Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced the formation of a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anti-Fraud Coalition, aimed at better protecting the citizens of Delaware from criminal and civil fraud arising from the pandemic. The Coalition is comprised of local, state and federal agencies, investigators and prosecutors with significant […]