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  Category: Consumer Protection


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 […]




State Attorneys General and State Mortgage Regulators Reach Settlement with PHH Mortgage Corporation Over Loan Issues

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Delaware Department of Justice, 48 other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia and over 45 state mortgage regulators have reached a settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation over improper loan servicing. Approximately 123 Delawareans are eligible for a payment as a result of the settlement. The settlement resolves […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Reminds Delawareans About Jury Duty Phone Scammers

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017

Attorney General Matt Denn and the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit warn Delawareans about scam calls regarding jury duty being made to residents. DOJ and other agencies have alerted the public to these scams previously, but have received continued reports of them occurring, including recently in Sussex County. In the scam, the consumer is […]







  Category: Consumer Protection


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 […]




State Attorneys General and State Mortgage Regulators Reach Settlement with PHH Mortgage Corporation Over Loan Issues

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Delaware Department of Justice, 48 other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia and over 45 state mortgage regulators have reached a settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation over improper loan servicing. Approximately 123 Delawareans are eligible for a payment as a result of the settlement. The settlement resolves […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Reminds Delawareans About Jury Duty Phone Scammers

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017

Attorney General Matt Denn and the Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit warn Delawareans about scam calls regarding jury duty being made to residents. DOJ and other agencies have alerted the public to these scams previously, but have received continued reports of them occurring, including recently in Sussex County. In the scam, the consumer is […]