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  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Attorney General Jennings Announces Settlement With Experian-Owned Company Over Sensitive Information Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Jennings today announced a multistate settlement with Experian Data Corp (“EDC”) for failing to warn affected consumers after it learned that an identity thief was posing as a private investigator and retrieving sensitive personal information from Court Ventures Inc., a database that EDC had purchased. In 2012, the U.S. Secret Service notified EDC […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Verdicts In Madison Sparrow Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Defendant’s murder conviction follows co-conspirator’s guilty plea The Department of Justice secured convictions on all counts, including 1st Degree Murder, against a Newark defendant charged with the killing of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday. Sparrow was first reported missing on October 2, 2020; a subsequent investigation by Delaware State Police and […]




DOJ Secures 646 Charges Against Husband, Wife for Serial Child Abuse and Torture

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

A Kent County couple has been indicted on 646 charges, including more than 80 felonies, for abusing their two children. Over a period of 20 months, Mary Vinson, 45, and Charles Vinson, 36, are alleged to have abused their children, including making them stand for long periods of time; withholding food; force feeding them; and […]




Two Wilmington Gang Members Sentenced for Murders, Gun Charges

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 9, 2022

Two defendants affiliated with the Wilmington-area gang MGS have been sentenced to a collective 61 years in prison in connection with multiple shootings, including three murders. Both defendants were identified and arrested as a result of a years-long investigation into MGS, a violent gang at the center of nearly 200 criminal charges involving 19 defendants and […]




Wilmington Man Sentenced in Revenge Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2022

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a 2018 murder. On August 26, Elgin Wilson, 20, pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, suspended after 20 years for descending levels of probation. Wilson also pleaded guilty to Conspiracy 2nd Degree and was sentenced […]







  Category: Department of Justice Press Releases


Attorney General Jennings Announces Settlement With Experian-Owned Company Over Sensitive Information Breach

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022

Attorney General Jennings today announced a multistate settlement with Experian Data Corp (“EDC”) for failing to warn affected consumers after it learned that an identity thief was posing as a private investigator and retrieving sensitive personal information from Court Ventures Inc., a database that EDC had purchased. In 2012, the U.S. Secret Service notified EDC […]




DOJ Secures Guilty Verdicts In Madison Sparrow Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Defendant’s murder conviction follows co-conspirator’s guilty plea The Department of Justice secured convictions on all counts, including 1st Degree Murder, against a Newark defendant charged with the killing of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday. Sparrow was first reported missing on October 2, 2020; a subsequent investigation by Delaware State Police and […]




DOJ Secures 646 Charges Against Husband, Wife for Serial Child Abuse and Torture

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

A Kent County couple has been indicted on 646 charges, including more than 80 felonies, for abusing their two children. Over a period of 20 months, Mary Vinson, 45, and Charles Vinson, 36, are alleged to have abused their children, including making them stand for long periods of time; withholding food; force feeding them; and […]




Two Wilmington Gang Members Sentenced for Murders, Gun Charges

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, September 9, 2022

Two defendants affiliated with the Wilmington-area gang MGS have been sentenced to a collective 61 years in prison in connection with multiple shootings, including three murders. Both defendants were identified and arrested as a result of a years-long investigation into MGS, a violent gang at the center of nearly 200 criminal charges involving 19 defendants and […]




Wilmington Man Sentenced in Revenge Murder Case

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2022

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a 2018 murder. On August 26, Elgin Wilson, 20, pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, suspended after 20 years for descending levels of probation. Wilson also pleaded guilty to Conspiracy 2nd Degree and was sentenced […]