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  Category: Consumer Protection


Residents Of Two Newark Apartments To Receive Funds As A Result Of DOJ Consumer Fraud Action

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Payments Part of Resolution of Case against Autumn Park and Hidden Creek Apartment Complexes Residents of two apartment complexes in Newark are eligible to receive some funds as a result of an action by the Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit alleging the apartments were advertised to have amenities that they did not have […]




Delaware Part Of Proposed Environmental And Consumer Protection Penalty Settlements With Fiat Chrysler And Auto Supplier Robert Bosch For Allegedly Undermining Auto Emissions Regulations And Harming Consumers By Adding Unlawful “Defeat Devices” To Diesel Vehicles

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Required to Fix Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; State Attorneys General Obtain $72.5 Million in Nationwide Civil Penalties from Fiat Chrysler and Another $98.7 Million from Bosch for its Role in Supplying and Programming the Software Used by Fiat Chrysler and Earlier Violator Volkswagen Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and Department of […]




Wells Fargo Customers Will Have Chance to Be Compensated Under 50 State Settlement That Includes Delaware

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

Agreement resolves state consumer protection claims for alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices involving millions of accounts Under a settlement filed December 28, 2018 with all 50 states and the District of Columbia over violations of state consumer protection laws, Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will create a consumer redress review program through which consumers who […]




Child Rape Could Mean Life In Prison

Consumer Protection | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 2, 2018

OMB gang member pleads guilty; other defendants face prison on drug, weapons, manslaughter, and fraud charges. A 67-year-old Wilmington man could be sentenced to life in prison for the rape of a child that occurred in 2000. Deputy Attorney General Kelly Sheridan secured no contest plea from Santos Viruet to Rape First Degree. In January […]




Delaware Students Can Join Consumer Literacy Competition

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018

Delaware Department of Justice sponsors LifeSmarts in its 25th year The Delaware Department of Justice is sponsoring the 2018-2019 season of LifeSmarts, a national scholarship competition and educational program for middle school and high school students that tests knowledge of real-life consumer issues and aims to create a future generation of consumer-savvy adults. Coaches can […]







  Category: Consumer Protection


Residents Of Two Newark Apartments To Receive Funds As A Result Of DOJ Consumer Fraud Action

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Payments Part of Resolution of Case against Autumn Park and Hidden Creek Apartment Complexes Residents of two apartment complexes in Newark are eligible to receive some funds as a result of an action by the Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit alleging the apartments were advertised to have amenities that they did not have […]




Delaware Part Of Proposed Environmental And Consumer Protection Penalty Settlements With Fiat Chrysler And Auto Supplier Robert Bosch For Allegedly Undermining Auto Emissions Regulations And Harming Consumers By Adding Unlawful “Defeat Devices” To Diesel Vehicles

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Required to Fix Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; State Attorneys General Obtain $72.5 Million in Nationwide Civil Penalties from Fiat Chrysler and Another $98.7 Million from Bosch for its Role in Supplying and Programming the Software Used by Fiat Chrysler and Earlier Violator Volkswagen Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and Department of […]




Wells Fargo Customers Will Have Chance to Be Compensated Under 50 State Settlement That Includes Delaware

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

Agreement resolves state consumer protection claims for alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices involving millions of accounts Under a settlement filed December 28, 2018 with all 50 states and the District of Columbia over violations of state consumer protection laws, Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will create a consumer redress review program through which consumers who […]




Child Rape Could Mean Life In Prison

Consumer Protection | Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, November 2, 2018

OMB gang member pleads guilty; other defendants face prison on drug, weapons, manslaughter, and fraud charges. A 67-year-old Wilmington man could be sentenced to life in prison for the rape of a child that occurred in 2000. Deputy Attorney General Kelly Sheridan secured no contest plea from Santos Viruet to Rape First Degree. In January […]




Delaware Students Can Join Consumer Literacy Competition

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018

Delaware Department of Justice sponsors LifeSmarts in its 25th year The Delaware Department of Justice is sponsoring the 2018-2019 season of LifeSmarts, a national scholarship competition and educational program for middle school and high school students that tests knowledge of real-life consumer issues and aims to create a future generation of consumer-savvy adults. Coaches can […]