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Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Uber Over Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. will change its security practices and make payments that will be shared with affected Uber drivers in order to resolve an investigation into Uber’s delay in reporting a data breach to its drivers, violating Delaware’s and others states’ data privacy laws. The settlement, which includes Delaware and the attorneys general […]




Delaware DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Prosecuting Sussex Home Improvement Fraud Case, Looking for Other Potential Victims

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, September 7, 2018

The Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) of the Delaware Department of Justice is pursuing criminal charges against a Sussex County-based contractor accused of defrauding multiple Delaware homeowners. Charges currently pending against Sergio Izzo, Jr., 32, of Lewes, include 4 counts of Theft, 2 counts of Issuing a Bad Check, 2 counts of Home Improvement Fraud, 2 […]




DOJ Warns Delawareans About Latest Round of Scam Jury Duty Calls

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit is alerting residents that a phone scam regarding missed jury duty service is again making its way through Delaware, including recently in Kent County. In the most recent scam, consumers receive a call from a live person claiming to be calling from a court office (such as […]




Attorney General Denn Announces New Online Data Security Breach Reporting Resource

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018

Amendments to Delaware’s data security breach notification law that went into effect Saturday require companies to notify the Delaware Attorney General when they experience a breach affecting the personal information of more than 500 Delaware residents, and the Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit has launched an online portal to assist consumers, businesses, and […]




Attorney General’s Office Warns Delawareans About Vacation Rental Scams

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

With people already making summer vacation plans, the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice warns Delawareans to be careful when looking for a vacation rental. Scammers operating rental schemes find legitimate rental postings and capture the information and photos of the property, and then list it on Craigslist or other online advertising […]







  Category: Consumer Protection


Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Announces Settlement With Uber Over Data Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. will change its security practices and make payments that will be shared with affected Uber drivers in order to resolve an investigation into Uber’s delay in reporting a data breach to its drivers, violating Delaware’s and others states’ data privacy laws. The settlement, which includes Delaware and the attorneys general […]




Delaware DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Prosecuting Sussex Home Improvement Fraud Case, Looking for Other Potential Victims

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, September 7, 2018

The Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) of the Delaware Department of Justice is pursuing criminal charges against a Sussex County-based contractor accused of defrauding multiple Delaware homeowners. Charges currently pending against Sergio Izzo, Jr., 32, of Lewes, include 4 counts of Theft, 2 counts of Issuing a Bad Check, 2 counts of Home Improvement Fraud, 2 […]




DOJ Warns Delawareans About Latest Round of Scam Jury Duty Calls

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit is alerting residents that a phone scam regarding missed jury duty service is again making its way through Delaware, including recently in Kent County. In the most recent scam, consumers receive a call from a live person claiming to be calling from a court office (such as […]




Attorney General Denn Announces New Online Data Security Breach Reporting Resource

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018

Amendments to Delaware’s data security breach notification law that went into effect Saturday require companies to notify the Delaware Attorney General when they experience a breach affecting the personal information of more than 500 Delaware residents, and the Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit has launched an online portal to assist consumers, businesses, and […]




Attorney General’s Office Warns Delawareans About Vacation Rental Scams

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

With people already making summer vacation plans, the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice warns Delawareans to be careful when looking for a vacation rental. Scammers operating rental schemes find legitimate rental postings and capture the information and photos of the property, and then list it on Craigslist or other online advertising […]