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  Category: Consumer Protection


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 […]




Customers of Improper Credit Services Company Receive Refunds After Settlement

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Cornerstone Credit Services no longer operating in Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn announced that 35 Delawareans victimized by a national debt services provider recently received refunds for fees and costs paid for unlawful debt management services rendered by Cornerstone Credit Services, a Wisconsin company. In December 2017, the Wilmington law firm of Cross & Simon […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Urges Delaware Consumers To Be On Guard Against IRS Scams And Other Financial Frauds

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

With IRS W-2 forms already issued by some employers, the 2018 tax season has arrived, and the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit is again warning Delaware consumers and employers to be on guard for fake IRS phone call scams and IRS Form W-2 email phishing scams that are targeting employers, including retail businesses, school […]




Deadline Approaching For Delaware Scam Victims Who Used Western Union To Claim Repayments

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018

Delaware consumers who used Western Union from 2004 to 2017 to send money to scammers and lost their money are reminded they have a month to file a claim to get their money back under a legal settlement. Under a settlement between Western Union and state attorneys general, including Delaware, anyone who was tricked by […]







  Category: Consumer Protection


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 […]




Customers of Improper Credit Services Company Receive Refunds After Settlement

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Cornerstone Credit Services no longer operating in Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn announced that 35 Delawareans victimized by a national debt services provider recently received refunds for fees and costs paid for unlawful debt management services rendered by Cornerstone Credit Services, a Wisconsin company. In December 2017, the Wilmington law firm of Cross & Simon […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Urges Delaware Consumers To Be On Guard Against IRS Scams And Other Financial Frauds

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

With IRS W-2 forms already issued by some employers, the 2018 tax season has arrived, and the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit is again warning Delaware consumers and employers to be on guard for fake IRS phone call scams and IRS Form W-2 email phishing scams that are targeting employers, including retail businesses, school […]




Deadline Approaching For Delaware Scam Victims Who Used Western Union To Claim Repayments

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018

Delaware consumers who used Western Union from 2004 to 2017 to send money to scammers and lost their money are reminded they have a month to file a claim to get their money back under a legal settlement. Under a settlement between Western Union and state attorneys general, including Delaware, anyone who was tricked by […]