Delaware consumers who used Western Union from 2004 to 2017 to send money to scammers and lost their money are reminded they have a month to file a claim to get their money back under a legal settlement. Under a settlement between Western Union and state attorneys general, including Delaware, anyone who was tricked by […]
Attorney General Beau Biden announced that his Consumer Protection Unit is hosting three free consumer shredding events this fall to help consumers guard against identity theft. Each event will feature free on-site document shredding and staff will be on-hand to provide information and answer questions about consumer frauds and scams.
Attorney General Beau Biden announced Thursday that J.P. Morgan Securities has paid the Delaware Department of Justice $51,400 as a result of a settlement with the Attorney General’s Investor Protection Unit. The settlement resolves a multi-state investigation which found that J.P. Morgan Securities failed to ensure that its agents were properly registered in Delaware and other states, and failed to properly record data on trades executed in Delaware and other states.
Delaware’s Investor Protection Unit is participating in a nationwide project to gauge the strength of Delaware investment advisers’ cybersecurity systems. Delaware law requires investment firms to register with the state’s Investor Protection Unit, and that office recently sent surveys to 44 investment companies covering areas such as whether the investment adviser has experienced a cybersecurity event in the past year, experienced loss or theft because of a cybersecurity breach and when the adviser last underwent a cybersecurity threat assessment.
Biden has now secured at least $180 million from banks for conduct that caused mortgage crisis; Delaware is one of four states to participate directly in past three major settlements Wilmington – Bank of America has agreed to pay $45 million to Delaware and provide significant financial benefits to Delaware homeowners to settle allegations that […]
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