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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 […]




Department of Justice Begins New Program to Help Delawareans Denied Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Categories:  Consumer Protection Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

Program will provide assistance to persons appealing denials of insurance and Medicaid coverage for substance abuse treatment Attorney General Matt Denn announced Wednesday that the Delaware Department of Justice’s new legal assistance program for Delawareans denied insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment is in operation and ready to assist Delawareans dealing with coverage denials. Delawareans […]




Leader of Downstate Organized Crime Enterprise Convicted Of Two Murders

Date Posted: Friday, September 29th, 2017
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases Fraud

Also, Wilmington man faces life in prison after murder conviction; Former nonprofit executive sentenced to prison for stealing donations Steven Kellam, the leader of a violent crime network that operated in Sussex and Kent counties, was convicted on several felony charges including 2 counts of Murder First Degree, and will spend the rest of his […]




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 […]





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