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  Category: Fraud


Delaware Part of Settlement of Fraud Suit With Walgreens

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday that Delaware has joined the United States, the District of Columbia, and all 49 other States in settling allegations against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens). The agreement in principle settles allegations of fraudulently over dispensing insulin pens and violating the False Claims Act for billing Medicaid at rates higher than […]




Prison Sentence for Man Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

Other defendants plead to rape, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, assault, and theft charges Deputy Attorney General Anna Currier secured a prison sentence for a 60-year-old Wilmington man who pled guilty to beating his nephew with a metal pipe. After an argument, Mark Herring took a 2-foot-long pipe from the basement of a […]




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 Announces Settlement to Reform Debt Buying and Collection Practices

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Attorney General Matt Denn announced today that Delaware joined 41 other states and the District of Columbia in reaching a settlement regarding debt collection practices with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation’s largest debt buyers. Debt buying involves buying and selling overdue […]




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 | 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 […]







  Category: Fraud


Delaware Part of Settlement of Fraud Suit With Walgreens

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday that Delaware has joined the United States, the District of Columbia, and all 49 other States in settling allegations against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens). The agreement in principle settles allegations of fraudulently over dispensing insulin pens and violating the False Claims Act for billing Medicaid at rates higher than […]




Prison Sentence for Man Who Beat Nephew With Pipe

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

Other defendants plead to rape, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, assault, and theft charges Deputy Attorney General Anna Currier secured a prison sentence for a 60-year-old Wilmington man who pled guilty to beating his nephew with a metal pipe. After an argument, Mark Herring took a 2-foot-long pipe from the basement of a […]




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 Announces Settlement to Reform Debt Buying and Collection Practices

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Attorney General Matt Denn announced today that Delaware joined 41 other states and the District of Columbia in reaching a settlement regarding debt collection practices with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation’s largest debt buyers. Debt buying involves buying and selling overdue […]




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 | 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 […]