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Biden Urges Delawareans To “Take Back” Unneeded Prescription and Over-The-Counter Drugs

Attorney General’s Office to Sponsor 3 Sites in Free Statewide Initiative Tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2p.m Wilmington – Noting that in 2009 7 million Americans 12 years of age and older abused prescription drugs for non-medical reasons, Attorney General Beau Biden urged Delaware consumers to participate in tomorrow’s free statewide prescription drug take-back events […]

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Attorney General Biden, Legislators Propose Targeting False Statements to Law Enforcement

Bipartisan group of former police officers sponsor legislation Dover – Attorney General Beau Biden and a bipartisan group of lawmakers announced legislation today that will create a felony offense of providing false information to law enforcement officers. Senate Bill 209, which is sponsored by Sen. Bruce Ennis, Rep. Larry Mitchell, Sen. David Lawson and Rep. […]

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Deadline Extended for Student Video Competition That Raises Awareness of Senior Abuse

Media Release Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden’s office today announced that the deadline for its annual student senior abuse video competition has been extended to May 1, 2012. The contest, sponsored by the Attorney General’s Senior Protection Initiative, is designed to engage young people in raising awareness of senior abuse in families and communities […]

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Biden to Address National Student Consumer Competition Tuesday in Philadelphia

Media Advisory Philadelphia, PA – Tomorrow (Tuesday, April 24) in Philadelphia Attorney General Beau Biden will address hundreds of students gathered from across the country who are competing in the 2012 National LifeSmarts consumer competition. LifeSmarts is a competitive educational program sponsored by the National Consumers League that educates students on real-world financial and consumer […]

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National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement Finalized by Court Order

Biden secured $45 million for Delaware and fought for important new protections for America’s military men and women Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that a federal judge has approved the consent judgments that will implement the $25 billion national mortgage settlement between Delaware, 48 other states and the District of Columbia, […]

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Biden Marks Child Abuse Prevention Month

Highlights Staggering Statistics; Calls Upon Adults to Speak for Voiceless Victims    Wilmington – Before the age of 18, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused. Only 1 in 10of those young victims will report their abuse, in part, because 90% of victims know their abuser. Citing these staggering […]

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Delaware’s Motion to Intervene in DuPont Trust Case Granted by Florida Court

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced that a Florida court on Friday granted his office’s motion to intervene in a case involving the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust, which funds The Nemours Foundation. Biden asked the Duval County Circuit Court last month to allow Delaware to intervene in the court’s review of a […]

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Biden Urges Delawareans to Participate in Federal Foreclosure Review

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden encouraged Delawareans whose mortgage loans were active in the foreclosure process in 2009 and 2010 to take advantage of an opportunity to have their cases independently reviewed. There were more than 12,000 foreclosures in the state during that two-year period. “Our housing market only works when everyone plays […]

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Biden Announces Video Contest For High School Students

Annual competition engages young people in tackling senior abuse by raising awareness, encouraging reporting Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden today announced that his office has launched its second annual senior abuse video competition. The contest, sponsored by the Attorney General’s Senior Protection Initiative, is designed to engage young people in raising awareness of senior […]

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Greenwood Man Charged with Defrauding Infirm Senior Out of Over $50,000

Georgetown – A 42-year-old Greenwood man has been arrested and charged with financial exploitation of an infirm adult after investigators discovered he had fraudulently pocketed over $50,000 from his 84-year-old victim, Attorney General Beau Biden announced today. “Financial exploitation isn’t just a monetary crime, it’s also a devastating abuse of a vulnerable person’s trust and […]

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