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Attorney General Warns Delawareans About Fraudulent Fundraising Calls to Support “Delaware Firefighters Foundation”

Attorney General Matt Denn warns Delawareans to be wary of potentially unauthorized telephone solicitations involving the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation” supposedly on behalf of local fire companies and firefighters. The calls display a local (302) area code, and the callers request donations for the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation,” or they claim to be soliciting funds for “your […]




Delaware Joins National Effort To Address Illegal Debt Collection

The Delaware Department of Justice has joined a national coalition committed to working to crack down on illegal debt collection. Led by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), “Operation Collection Protection” brings together federal, state, and local enforcement and regulatory organizations.




Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit Issues Consumer Alert

WILMINGTON, DE – The Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice is warning Delawareans of a number of scams involving wire transfers and prepaid debit cards. The message is simple – don’t wire money to anyone who asks you to. Wiring money is like sending cash. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. The same […]




Attorney General Announces Distribution of Restitution Funds to Tenants of Dover Apartments For False Advertising

DOVER – Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn announced Tuesday more than 700 tenants will receive a combined $75,000 in restitution as a result of a two Dover apartment complexes advertising an amenity unavailable for tenants to use. The restitution is part of an agreement the Division of Fraud and Consumer Protection entered into with Dover […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Fraud and Consumer Protection"

Attorney General Warns Delawareans About Fraudulent Fundraising Calls to Support “Delaware Firefighters Foundation”

Attorney General Matt Denn warns Delawareans to be wary of potentially unauthorized telephone solicitations involving the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation” supposedly on behalf of local fire companies and firefighters. The calls display a local (302) area code, and the callers request donations for the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation,” or they claim to be soliciting funds for “your […]




Delaware Joins National Effort To Address Illegal Debt Collection

The Delaware Department of Justice has joined a national coalition committed to working to crack down on illegal debt collection. Led by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), “Operation Collection Protection” brings together federal, state, and local enforcement and regulatory organizations.




Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit Issues Consumer Alert

WILMINGTON, DE – The Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice is warning Delawareans of a number of scams involving wire transfers and prepaid debit cards. The message is simple – don’t wire money to anyone who asks you to. Wiring money is like sending cash. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. The same […]




Attorney General Announces Distribution of Restitution Funds to Tenants of Dover Apartments For False Advertising

DOVER – Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn announced Tuesday more than 700 tenants will receive a combined $75,000 in restitution as a result of a two Dover apartment complexes advertising an amenity unavailable for tenants to use. The restitution is part of an agreement the Division of Fraud and Consumer Protection entered into with Dover […]