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DOJ Announces String of Home Improvement Fraud Indictments

Additional victims encouraged to contact Consumer Protection Unit The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear was indicted on July 8, 2019 on charges including Racketeering, Conspiracy to […]




During Peak Tax Season, Consumer Protection Unit Urges Delawareans to be on Guard Against IRS Scams

With IRS W-2 forms already issued by many employers, the 2019 tax season is underway, and the Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit is cautioning 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 Delaware employers, including retail businesses, school […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Warns Delawareans About Scam Utility Calls

The Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) warns Delawareans to be wary of threatening collection calls purporting to be from Delmarva Power. The callers allege that the consumer has an overdue balance and threaten to have utility services shut off within minutes if large sums of money are not provided. The callers demand these […]




Delaware Joins 44 Other States and District of Columbia in Settlement Over Misleading Information Regarding Hip Implants

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that she and 45 other Attorneys General reached a settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted two of its metal-on-metal hip implant devices. Attorneys General allege that DePuy engaged in deceptive practices in its promotion of the […]




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

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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Consumer Protection Unit"

DOJ Announces String of Home Improvement Fraud Indictments

Additional victims encouraged to contact Consumer Protection Unit The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear was indicted on July 8, 2019 on charges including Racketeering, Conspiracy to […]




During Peak Tax Season, Consumer Protection Unit Urges Delawareans to be on Guard Against IRS Scams

With IRS W-2 forms already issued by many employers, the 2019 tax season is underway, and the Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit is cautioning 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 Delaware employers, including retail businesses, school […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Warns Delawareans About Scam Utility Calls

The Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) warns Delawareans to be wary of threatening collection calls purporting to be from Delmarva Power. The callers allege that the consumer has an overdue balance and threaten to have utility services shut off within minutes if large sums of money are not provided. The callers demand these […]




Delaware Joins 44 Other States and District of Columbia in Settlement Over Misleading Information Regarding Hip Implants

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday that she and 45 other Attorneys General reached a settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted two of its metal-on-metal hip implant devices. Attorneys General allege that DePuy engaged in deceptive practices in its promotion of the […]




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

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 […]