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Attorney General Biden Joins United States Senators in Seeking Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops

Media Release May 22, 2012 CONTACT: Jason Miller (Delaware Department of Justice), 302-893-8939 Chip Unruh (Senator Reed), 202-224-2642 Max Gleischman (Senator Durbin), 202-228-5244 Seth Larson (Senator Whitehouse), 202-228-6293 Rachel Barinbaum (Senator Begich), 202-224-3004 Attorney General Biden Joins United States Senators in Seeking Expanded Housing Assistance for Troops Propose expanding rights under SCRA and extending foreclosure […]

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Biden Announces Settlement with Skechers Over Charges of Deceptive Advertising

Media Release Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden announced that Delaware has joined the federal government, 42 states, and the District of Columbia in reaching an agreement with Skechers USA to resolve charges that it advertised certain health benefits from wearing its line of rocker-bottom athletic shoes without the evidence to substantiate those claims. “It’s […]

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Biden Sues Publishers In Conspiracy to Overcharge Consumers Price fixing scheme cost readers $100 million

Media Release Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden and 16 other Attorneys General are seeking to join a lawsuit against two of the nation’s largest publishers and Apple, alleging that they and other publishers conspired beginning in 2009 to raise the prices of electronic books sold to consumers. The lawsuit, filed originally last month by […]

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Biden Announces Arrest of Teacher for Child Solicitation

Media Release Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that an undercover investigation by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force has led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Bear man on child solicitation charges. Scott R. Gibson, of 127 Brittany Way in Bear, was arrested on Friday after he travelled to a Dover […]

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Child Predator Task Force Arrests Man for Soliciting Child for Sex

Media Release Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that a Child Predator Task Force undercover investigation resulted in the arrest of a Delaware student for soliciting a detective posing as a child for sex. “We created the Child Predator Task Force to use technology to find predators in the places where they target […]

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Biden Announces Expanded Initiative to Combat Neighborhood Crime

Media Release Landlord training June 9 in Harrington to focus on proven techniques to reduce crime in rental properties Wilmington – As part of its ongoing action to reduce crime and improve the quality of life in throughout Delaware, Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office is expanding its landlord training initiative to […]

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Biden Puts Penalties to Work for Delaware

Media Release May 10, 2012 Biden Puts Penalties to Work for Delaware: $10.6 million secured after 18-month investigation of widespread servicing fraud by nations largest mortgage banks Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled a plan Thursday to allocate the $10.6 million his office secured for Delaware following an 18-month investigation of widespread mortgage servicing […]

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Biden Urges Congress to Increase Federal Funding for Victims of Crime

Media Release 51 Attorneys General propose raising spending cap on Crime Victims Fund Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and his colleagues in 50 states and territories urged Congress this week to increase support for victim services through a federal grant program that provide essential funding for state and local victim assistance programs. In […]

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Jury Recommends Death Sentence For Convicted Murderer James Cooke

Media Release Wilmington – Today a New Castle County Superior Court jury recommended, in a vote of 11 – 1, that James Cooke received a death sentence for the rape and murder of University of Delaware student Lindsay Bonistall in her off-campus apartment in Newark, Delaware. On April 13th, after a trial that lasted five […]

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Biden Warns Motorists Of Dangers of Distracted Driving

Media Release Joins Federal, State Officials To Call For Safer Driving on Inaugural Stop the Texts Day Wilmington – Citing the alarming statistic that a majority of young drivers admit to texting while behind the wheel, Attorney General Beau Biden today joined the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, State Attorneys General and Consumer Protection Agencies, […]

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