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  Category: Fraud


Financial Management Consultant Indicted in Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice Investor Protection Unit has obtained an indictment against Matthew A. Krimm, 35, of Abington, MD. The 25-count indictment includes charges of Racketeering and Securities Fraud. A Sussex County Grand Jury indicted Krimm, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, following a year-long investigation. The indictment charges Krimm with soliciting and selling investments in […]




AG’s Fraud and Consumer Protection Division Urges Delaware Consumers To Be On Guard Against IRS Scams And Other Financial Frauds

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017

With tax season here, the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of Attorney General Matt Denn’s office warns Delaware consumers and employers to be on guard against fake IRS phone call scams and IRS Form W-2 email phishing scams that are targeting employers, including retail businesses, school districts, nonprofit organizations, and law firms. IRS Phone Call […]




$1.45 Million to Delaware for Environmental Purpose from VW Emissions Investigation

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, March 31, 2017

Delaware will receive $1.45 million for environmental projects as a result of an additional settlement between 10 states and Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi over the company’s use of “defeat devices” on the emissions controls of diesel vehicles. The settlement filed Thursday is in addition to a federal and multi-state settlement last year that obtained payments […]




Two Newark Apartment Complexes Sued for Consumer Fraud

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice has filed suit against the owners and manager of two Newark apartment complexes for numerous violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Attorney General Matt Denn announced the civil complaint filed in New Castle County Superior Court against Metrodev Newark, owners of the Autumn Park Apartments on Winterhaven Drive, Water Polo […]




Moody’s Agrees to Settlement With States and Federal Government Over Securities Ratings

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Investor Protection | Date Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

States, USDOJ Alleged Moody’s Inflated Ratings and Contributed To Market Crash. Attorney General Matt Denn joined the U.S. Department of Justice and 20 other attorneys general in announcing a settlement resolving an investigation into Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., and Moody’s Analytics, Inc. (collectively “Moody’s”) over the companies’ misrepresentations regarding the independence and objectivity […]







  Category: Fraud


Financial Management Consultant Indicted in Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice Investor Protection Unit has obtained an indictment against Matthew A. Krimm, 35, of Abington, MD. The 25-count indictment includes charges of Racketeering and Securities Fraud. A Sussex County Grand Jury indicted Krimm, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, following a year-long investigation. The indictment charges Krimm with soliciting and selling investments in […]




AG’s Fraud and Consumer Protection Division Urges Delaware Consumers To Be On Guard Against IRS Scams And Other Financial Frauds

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017

With tax season here, the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of Attorney General Matt Denn’s office warns Delaware consumers and employers to be on guard against fake IRS phone call scams and IRS Form W-2 email phishing scams that are targeting employers, including retail businesses, school districts, nonprofit organizations, and law firms. IRS Phone Call […]




$1.45 Million to Delaware for Environmental Purpose from VW Emissions Investigation

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Fraud | Date Posted: Friday, March 31, 2017

Delaware will receive $1.45 million for environmental projects as a result of an additional settlement between 10 states and Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi over the company’s use of “defeat devices” on the emissions controls of diesel vehicles. The settlement filed Thursday is in addition to a federal and multi-state settlement last year that obtained payments […]




Two Newark Apartment Complexes Sued for Consumer Fraud

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice has filed suit against the owners and manager of two Newark apartment complexes for numerous violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Attorney General Matt Denn announced the civil complaint filed in New Castle County Superior Court against Metrodev Newark, owners of the Autumn Park Apartments on Winterhaven Drive, Water Polo […]




Moody’s Agrees to Settlement With States and Federal Government Over Securities Ratings

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Investor Protection | Date Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

States, USDOJ Alleged Moody’s Inflated Ratings and Contributed To Market Crash. Attorney General Matt Denn joined the U.S. Department of Justice and 20 other attorneys general in announcing a settlement resolving an investigation into Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., and Moody’s Analytics, Inc. (collectively “Moody’s”) over the companies’ misrepresentations regarding the independence and objectivity […]