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Delawareans Defrauded Through Western Union Transactions Can Apply for Restitution

Date Posted: Monday, November 13th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit announced the process for filing claims for restitution for Delaware residents tricked into sending payments to scammers using Western Union has opened. The reimbursements come as the result of a settlement between Western Union and a group of 49 states plus the District of Columbia, born out […]




Delaware Attorney General Joins Letter To Equifax Demanding Additional Steps In Response To Data Breach

Date Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases News

Attorney General Matt Denn joined 33 fellow state Attorneys General in expressing concern to Equifax on Friday about some of the actions taken by the credit bureau in the wake of a data breach that exposed personal information for more than 140 million individuals. The letter requests that Equifax, which is offering free credit monitoring […]




DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Suggests Credit Freeze For Those Affected By Equifax Hack

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit has the following information and suggestions following news of the theft of personal information relating to more than 140 million individuals from Equifax. Equifax is one of the three major credit bureaus that compile and provide information to lenders about a person’s credit. See if you are […]




Delaware DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Selected To Host Law Enforcement Training On Financial Exploitation Of Seniors

Date Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit has been selected as one of 8 jurisdictions around the country to host a training for law enforcement on preventing, investigating and prosecuting financial exploitation of senior citizens. The training, put on by the National White Collar Crime Center and the United States Department of Justice, will […]




Consumer Protection Unit Obtains Penalties Against Company For Misleading Mailings

Date Posted: Monday, August 14th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

For a second time, a Michigan-based company that sells corporate forms has reached a settlement with the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice after being alleged to have engaged in deceptive business practices in Delaware. The latest settlement comes as the result of a complaint filed by CPU in the Court of […]





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