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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

IRS warns about growing threat from phishing for W-2 tax form...

  The Internal Revenue Service and other agencies are warning tax professionals  about a surge  in scams involving the W-2 forms The W-2 scam is called a business email compromise or BEC.  The IRS saw a...

2 apprehended in connection with burglary of medications for horses

Delaware State Police arrested Danielle Poliseno and Zachary Knipple during a traffic stop over the weekend. Both were wanted in connection with two burglaries that occurred in July and August at  Equine Veterinary Supplies in...

State continues to take action against homes, businesses tied to criminal activity

The state continues to take action on nuisance properties that included a strip mall business in Middletown. 867 N. Broad Street, Middletown was the site of The Water Lily,  a massage parlor tied to prostitution. It...

Final Vaughn prison report to be released on Sept. 1

Gov.  John  Carney announced he will publicly release the final report of the Department of Correction Independent Review on September 1.  He has extended the deadline for the Independent Review team to produce its final...

Former Citi, WSFS loan officer pleads guilty to bank fraud charges

A former local  loan officer has pleaded guilty to federal bank fraud  charges in a case that also involves an Elkton physician and medical center owner. Tae H. Kim, age 47 of Wayne, PA entered...

Former fire company employee gets probation in connection with theft of funds

Pace Campbell, 42, of Wilmington, pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of Second Degree Forgery in a case involving funds from the Wilmington Manor Fire Company. During her time at the fire...

Former Newark resident gets a year in prison on money laundering charge

Matthew Czap, age 68, formerly of Newark, was sentenced on July 12  by Chief U. S. District Court Leonard P. Stark to one year and one day of imprisonment and  two  years of supervised...

Wilmington, Dover rank 72nd and 115th in city service quality report

Source: WalletHub Dover ended up in the top half and Wilmington found itself in the bottom third in a ranking of poorly run and smoothly functioning cities in the U.S. Dover ranked 72nd and Wilmington...

After legalization effort falls short, legislator seeks task force to study issues

As an effort to legalize marijuana apparently fell short,  Rep. Helene Keeley filed legislation Friday that would create a cannabis task force. The draft measure would create a task force to make recommendations and focus on...

Counterfeiters hit Rehoboth mainstays Funland and Kohr Bros.

(Click to enlarge image) Rehoboth Beach Police reported three cases of counterfeit bills being passed over the weekend at two well-known businesses. Police were called to boardwalk landmark  Funland on two occasions, Friday, June 23rd at...